RISOTTO WITH LOBSTER AND CHAMPAGNE

RISOTTO WITH LOBSTER AND CHAMPAGNE

Recipe Created By:

Adolfo Blokbergen

Serves

4

ready in

30 minutes

difficulty

Easy

What you will need

  • 260 g Riserva 1856 Carnaroli rice
  • 20 g butter
  • 20 g lobster butter
  • 20 g shallot
  • finely chopped
  • 200 ml brut champagne
  • 1 litre lobster stock (made by poaching the lobster with a small bunch of herbs)
  • 120 g cooked lobster
  • removed from the shell and cut into chunks
  • 4 lobster claws
  • shelled
  • 1 bunch dill

How to prepare:

Risotto with lobster and champagne: melt the butter in a copper pan and slowly soften the shallot. Add the risotto, stirring until it is well coated and starts to colour slightly. Pour over half the champagne and evaporate off.

 

Start to add the hot lobster stock, stirring continuously. When almost cooked, add the rest of the champagne and mix with the lobster butter, then add the lobster chunks. Adjust seasoning.

 

Serve the risotto piping hot garnished with the lobster claws and a sprig of dill.

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