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9Ingredients
550Calories
50Minutes

Scallops are a decadent, rich, and creamy seafood that are the perfect palate pleaser for a savory dinner celebration. This recipe for Creamy Risotto with Scallops is flavorful and delicious. You can make six servings of this meal in just 50 minutes. This recipe combines the rich buttery flavors of the scallops with dry white wine and parmesan cheese for a tantalizing taste. Serve this at the next dinner with friends.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 400 grams risotto rice
  • 2 glasses dry white wine
  • 1 liter chicken stock
  • 50 grams butter
  • 100 grams grated parmesan cheese
  • scallops

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter and olive oil, add the onion, and cook over low heat without browning.
  2. Stir in the rice (unwashed) and turn up the heat.
  3. Stir the rice continuously as it starts to fry and becomes translucent.
  4. Pour in the wine and do not stop stirring.
  5. Add a ladle of stock with a pinch of salt, and stir.
  6. The liquid must evaporate completely before adding more stock.
  7. The rice beans will gradually cook and the sauce will thicken, in more or less 15 minutes.
  8. You must add some water if the rice isn't completely cooked.
  9. Adjust the seasoning.
  10. Remove from heat, add 50 grams of butter, and Parmesan cheese, mix well.
  11. Cover the risotto for a few moments but do not wait to serve, you cannot reheat this dish.
  12. For the scallops, pan-sear in a tablespoon of olive oil.
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NutritionView more

550Calories
Sodium23%DV560mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein31%DV16g
Carbs21%DV64g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories550Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat9g45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol45mg15%
Sodium560mg23%
Potassium330mg9%
Protein16g31%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate64g21%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Margaret M. 9 Jul 2015
This is a great recipe. To enhance the flavors a bit, I added some minced onion and a bay leaf. This is one delicious recipe that I will make time and time again.