Garlic Shrimp with Bacon Risotto
You will love the garlicky creaminess of this Risotto, accompanied with Garlic Shrimp. It’s great comfort food. Pair it with a crisp citrus white wine.
Servings Prep Time
6People 15Minutes
Cook Time
30Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6People 15Minutes
Cook Time
30Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a medium size pot heat chicken broth on low.
  2. Clean shrimp by removing shell and deveining. In a bowl combine 1 tbsp minced garlic, aprox 2 cloves, shrimp and 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. In a separate pot cook up bacon bits on medium heat. Once cooked removed from pot to a plate with paper towel to absorb oil.
  4. In the same pot cook 2 cloves of garlic on low, till it’s just cooked. About 3 minutes. Add arborio rice and cook another 2 minutes, stirring regularly.
  5. Add wine and stir well. Let rice absorb wine and then add broth 1/2 cup at a time. Stir regularly. As rice absorbs broth continue to add more 1/2 cup at a time until all broth is used, stirring regularly.
  6. Once all broth has been added to risotto cook 2 minutes then add 2 tbsp of butter and stir till incorporated. Add parm cheese till incorporated. Then add bacon, stir well.
  7. Cook garlic in large frying pan on medium to high heat. Shrimp are done when pink on both sides. About 2-4 minutes. Take care not to overcook shrimp.
  8. Transfer risotto to large serving bowl and top with garlic shrimp, grated parm cheese and chives. Serve immediately.

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