PepperDew and Mackerel Risotto

Serves: 4-6
Prep time: 35-40 mins

The Italians knocked it out of the park with this amazing invention because wow babes; Rice, wine and Parmesan in one dish? We are sold. This has to be the fanciest dish ever and it’s so easy to make. Always use good quality wine for this dish because if you’re gonna make risotto, please do it properly.

2 Small Shallots, finely chopped
45g Butter
1 tsp Crushed Garlic
300g Risotto Rice
150g Pepperdews, chopped
150g Mackerel Fish, cooked and flaked
1L Vegetable Stock, warmed up
80ml White Wine
150g Parmesan Cheese
Salt and Pepper

In a non-stick pan melt butter on medium heat, sauté shallots until soft. Add garlic and sauté for about 2-3 mins. Add the rice until well coated in butter and shallots.
Add the wine and stir, add in the Pepperdews, reserve some for garnish.
Add the vegetable stock, a little at a time. Allow the rice to absorb the liquid with every addition. Simmer for about 30 mins, keep stirring.
Add the flaked mackerel and Parmesan cheese and stir. Adjust seasoning.
Serve warm and top with Pepperdews and Parmesan cheese.


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