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Saffron risotto with prawns and oranges

Saffron risotto with prawns and oranges
10.5 oz rice
saffron ( a small pack )
1 orange
salt ( a pinch )
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 onion
11 oz prawns
olive oil ( to taste )
white wine ( to taste )
butter ( to taste )
fish stock
( to taste )

How to cook a sweet saffron risotto? By adding prawns and orange.

Cook the prawns

Peel the garlic and brown it in a frying pan with 2 tablespoons of oil, add the prawn tails and leave to gain flavor for 5 minutes over high heat. Discard the garlic.

Toast the rice

In a casserole, sauté the peeled and chopped onion with the butter and a little bit of oil. Toast the rice, pour in 1/2 glass of wine and add 1 ladle of hot broth in which you have dissolved the saffron and tomato paste. Bring the rice almost to cooking, adding some hot stock a little at a time and stirring often with a wooden spoon.

Get the dish ready

Season with salt, add the prawns and cook for 1 minute. Off the heat, add a bit of butter and sprinkle with grated orange zest.

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