Chinese Lobster Risotto

Chinese Entrée
40 min.
4 Servings
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Enjoy Asian-Italian fusion food at home with this recipe for Chinese lobster risotto. With Asian-style flavors, Italian risotto, and rich, tender lobster chunks, this dish is a delicious marriage of two classic cuisines.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 12 oz. Cozy Harbor lobster meat
  • 1 oz. ginger root
  • 2 cups Giant Eagle jasmine rice
  • ½ cup Giant Eagle frozen green peas
  • 4 cups Giant Eagle chicken broth
  • ½ cup Giant Eagle soy sauce
  • ¼ cup Giant Eagle unsalted butter, divided
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. McCormick toasted sesame seeds

Directions:

  Prep Time: 15 min. • Cook Time: 30 min.

Thinly slice green onions. Follow package directions to defrost lobster meat and then pat dry with a paper towel. Peel and microplane the ginger. Follow package directions to rinse rice prior to cooking. Cook peas according to package directions.

In a pot, combine rice with chicken stock. Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer and cover and cook for 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

While the rice is cooking, add soy sauce to a pot and bring to a boil, lower heat and reduce soy sauce to half. Stir in 1 tablespoon of butter and set aside.

Once rice is tender, stir in the lobster meat, ginger, half of the green onions, salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes then stir in the remaining butter and peas and cook for another 2 minutes. Stir until rice is creamy and resembles risotto.

Divide the risotto between 4 bowls. Top with soy glaze, remaining green onions, and sesame seeds and enjoy!

Approximate Nutritional Information (Per serving): Calories 570, Fat 14g, Sat Fat 8g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 155mg, Sodium 3030mg, Total Carbohydrate 81g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g, Protein 27g

ALLERGEN INFORMATION: Tree Nut-Free, Peanut-Free, Egg-Free


Nutritional values are based on data from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

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