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Crab Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Crab Risotto recipe? Learn how to make Crab Risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 2 servings



Quick. Crab is high is good cholesterol and iron.

Recipe Ingredients for Crab Risotto

2 cups low-soodium chicken broth
3/4 cups water
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp onion, finely chopped
3/4 cup Arborio rice , rinsed
3 tbsp dry white wine
8 oz fresh crabmeat
3 tbsp fresh parsley, minced
1/2 tsp dried basil
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Crab Risotto

  1. Combine broth and water in a saucepan. Keep warm over low heat.

  2. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat until smoking. Add onion and suate 2 minutes until translucent. Add rice; reduce heat to medium and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in the wine; cook until the liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly.

  3. Add broth mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly. Cook until each portion of broth is almost absorbed before adding the next one (about 20 minutes).

  4. Stir in crabmeat, parsley, and basil; cook about 2 minutes until heated through, stirring constantly. Spoon onto plates and sprinkle with cheese.

Categories

Rice, Seafood, Main Dish, Italian, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 564.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
449
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
863mg
36%
Potassium
82mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
58.1g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
22.9g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 48% Iron 25%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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