Green Pea & Chorizo Risotto

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Enjoy Italian cuisine at home with this green pea and chorizo risotto! This easy to make dish is full of flavour and is a delicious lunch or dinner idea.

SunRice Risotto Style Rice

SunRice Risotto Style Rice

Our Risotto Style Rice has round, tender medium-grains that lock in moisture when cooked, making it ideal for cooking up a creamy risotto

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Ingredients to serve:

This recipe was originally designed for 4 people. Amended serving sizes for 1, 2, 6, and 8 people are intended to serve as general guidance only. Cooking times may need to be adjusted to suit your amended serving size.
  • 2 cup SunRice Arborio Risotto Rice

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil

  • 1 Onion (finely diced)

  • 2 Chorizo Sausages (sliced)

  • 1 cup Peas

  • 2 cup Chicken or Vegetable Stock

  • 6 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (grated, plus extra to sprinkle on top)

  • 1 pinch Salt









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  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan over medium heat and fry chorizo sausage. Remove sausage from pan and set aside on paper towel.

  • Add remaining oil, reduce heat and pan fry onion, for 2 minutes.

  • Add rice and fry slowly, for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Add stock one cup at a time, stirring continuously after every addition until the water is completely absorbed before adding more. Continue adding stock and stirring until rice is tender (approximately 30 minutes).

  • Stir in chorizo and peas with the last cup of stock.

  • Finally, stir in butter and parmesan cheese before serving.

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