Asparagus and Chicken Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus and Chicken Risotto recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus and Chicken Risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jennyrocks

Makes 12 servings



This is a rich-tasting, elegant dish! It gets great flavor from the onion and wine combination.

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus and Chicken Risotto

1 pound asparagus
7 1/2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup onion
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cups uncooked Arborio rice
1 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups cooked chicken breast

Recipe Directions for Asparagus and Chicken Risotto

  1. Place asparagus in a large saucepan; add 1/2 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and maintain at a simmer. In a large heavy skillet, cook onion in oil over medium heat until tender. Add rice and stir to coat well; cook 3 minutes longer. Add wine and cook until absorbed.

  3. Stir in 1 cup simmering broth. Cook until broth is almost completely absorbed, stirring frequently, then add another cup of simmering broth. Repeat until only about 1/4 cup of broth remains (discard remaining broth); the process should take about 20 minutes. Rice should be slightly firm in center and look creamy.

  4. Add asparagus; heat through. Remove from the heat; add the butter, Parmesan cheese, and cooked chicken breast pieces

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 289.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
317
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
538mg
22%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
40.9g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
15.1g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 5% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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