From Scratch Elegance: Lobster Risotto with Saffron

Bring the exquisite flavors of the sea to your table with our signature Lobster Risotto with Saffron recipe. Elevate your dining experience with this luxurious dish that combines the delicate sweetness of lobster with the richness of saffron-infused risotto.

Indulge in the symphony of flavors as you savor each bite of tender lobster paired with creamy risotto that’s been meticulously cooked to perfection. This recipe encapsulates the essence of elegance, making it an ideal choice for special occasions or intimate gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups Arborio rice
  • 2 lobster tails, shells removed and chopped
  • 4 cups seafood broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon saffron threads
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Start by infusing the saffron threads in ¼ cup of warm seafood broth. Set aside.
  2. In a large pan, heat the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat. Sauté the shallot and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add the Arborio rice and cook, stirring constantly, until the grains are lightly toasted.
  4. Pour in the dry white wine and stir until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
  5. Begin adding the saffron-infused broth one ladle at a time, allowing each addition to be absorbed before adding more. Continue this process until the rice is creamy and al dente.
  6. Stir in the chopped lobster and cook until it turns opaque and tender.
  7. Remove the risotto from heat and fold in the grated Parmesan cheese and remaining butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Cover the risotto and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. To serve, portion the Lobster Risotto with Saffron onto plates and garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 35 minutes | Total time: 55 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Lobster Risotto with Saffron is a masterpiece of flavors, combining the sweetness of lobster with the elegance of saffron-infused risotto. Perfect for special occasions.

Nutrition information: Calories: 420 | Fat: 16g | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 20g

Indulge in the artistry of culinary delight with this Lobster Risotto with Saffron. Each mouthful transports you to a realm of gourmet splendor, where the harmony of ingredients creates a symphony of taste. From the deep, succulent flavors of the lobster to the warm hues of saffron interlaced in velvety risotto, every bite tells a tale of mastery and devotion to gastronomic excellence.

Elevate your dining affair by crafting this exceptional dish, an embodiment of opulence that celebrates both the bounty of the sea and the art of cooking. Whether it’s a grand celebration or an intimate candlelit dinner, let Lobster Risotto with Saffron be your culinary centerpiece, your way of saying that every moment is worth savoring.