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Dinnertime Recipes

Chicken Risotto


Risotto is an Italian rice specialty made by stirring hot broth into Arborio rice that has been gently sautéed with butter. This labor-intensive technique results in rice that is delectably creamy.

What You Need

Chicken Risotto


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine Marinade, granules, juice and 4 cups of hot water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and keep hot.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, sauté onions in 2 Tbsp. butter. Add chicken and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes. Add rice and stir gently to coat all grains with butter and lightly toast. Reduce heat to medium and add about 2/3 to 1 cup of the simmering liquid, stirring frequently. Add a little liquid at a time after rice has absorbed the liquid that was previously added, keeping the heat steady, not too high or too low, and stirring frequently until all the liquid is absorbed. Continue until all liquid has been added and absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in remaining 1 Tbsp. butter and peppers. Sprinkle with parsley and serve hot.

If desired, stir in 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese with butter and peppers.

Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes

Number of servings (yield)

4 servings



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Ratings & Reviews

1 review

This was amazing!...I added a little hot sauce to mine and I was impressed. PS: Great as a side-dish too.
Bobbi P. – 01/30/2015 –

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