King Crab Risotto

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King Crab Risotto

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
10min
Prep
35min
Total

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    Description

    Take home succulent crab legs from Hy-Vee's seafood counter. During prep, use kitchen shears to easily cut open the shell and tease out the meat.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 6
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    4 c.Hy-Vee vegetable broth
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, divided
    1 tbsp.shallot, chopped
    2large cloves garlic, minced
    1 ½ c.Hy-Vee Select arborio rice
    ½ c.dry white wine
    ½ lbs.king crab, cooked , meat removed, and shredded
    c.fresh orange juice
    1 oz.pecorino cheese, grated
    2 tbsp.orange zest
    2 tbsp.fresh parsley, chopped

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    • Saucepan
    • Large pot

    Directions

    1. In a saucepan, bring broth to boiling; reduce heat and simmer.
    2. In a large pot, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add shallot and garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until softened. Add rice; cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes or until rice begins to brown. Slowly add wine to the rice mixture, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir rice mixture over medium-low heat until liquid is absorbed.
    3. Add 1/2 cup broth to rice mixture, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir rice mixture over medium heat until liquid is absorbed. Add another 1/2 cup of the broth to the rice mixture, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir until liquid is absorbed. Continue adding remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time, and stirring until the liquid is absorbed. This should take 18 to 20 minutes.
    4. Stir in crab meat and orange juice. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining butter and the cheese.
    5. Serve risotto topped with orange zest and parsley.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    300 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 35mg
    • Sodium: 1060mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 45g
    • Protein: 13g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 15%
    0%
    Vitamin C 35%
    0%
    Iron 4%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2015.