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Tomato and Basil Risotto with Roast Chicken

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  Yellow onion 1⁄2 Medium, chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , sliced
  Arborio rice 120 Gram (about 60 grams per person)
  Canned peeled tomatoes 400 Gram, mashed
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken drumstick 2
For stock
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), pressed
  Basil 20 Gram (one handful)
For risotto
  Basil 20 Gram, chop (one handful)

1. For chicken, preheat oven to 400 degree F.
2. Cut drumstick as shown in the video. Season it with salt and pepper.

3. Place a pan on flame and pour oil in it. Drop drumstick in pan and cook until nice and golden.
4. Pop the pan in oven and roast chicken for 25-20 minutes.
5. For risotto, in sauce pan combine chicken stock, basil, and garlic. Stir well and keep it warm.
6. Place a pan on medium flame and heat olive oil in it. Add onion, celery and salt. Stir and let it sweat for 5 minutes.
7. Pour wine and cook until it almost evaporates.
8. Throw rice in pan, and cook until translucent.
9. Pour stock, a little at a time. Stir constantly and cook until stock is absorbed. Repeat the process.
10. Drop tomato paste when the first ladle of stock is absorbed. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
11. Half way through the cooking process, pour peeled tomato. Cook until liquid is absorbed, and then add more stock. Taste and cook until done.
12. Turn the heat off when rice is al dente. Drop basil, salt, pepper, butter, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Cover the pan with lid and let it rest for 2 minutes.

13. Garnish risotto with cheese and serve it hot with roasted chicken and crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 737 Calories from Fat 283

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g51.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 93.3 mg31.1%

Sodium 1404.7 mg58.5%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 16.1 g

Protein 33 g65.3%

Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 41.1%

Calcium 32% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tomato And Basil Risotto With Roast Chicken Recipe Video