Risotto - Shrimp and Wild Mushroom

Baby Kato


Here's to rice, shrimp, mushrooms, white wine, garlic and plenty of Parmesan. This is a easy to make company dish, creamy and sure to please.

Please feel free to use the amount of shrimp you want, we like a lot.


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1
    teaspoon dried marjoram, divided
  • 1
    teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4
    teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 4
    ounces portabella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2
    ounces shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 2
    ounces oyster mushrooms, sliced
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    cup sweet onion, chopped
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2
    cups arborio rice
  • 2
    (14 1/2 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1/4
    teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2
    cup dry white wine
  • 1
    cup frozen peas, small and thawed
  • 1/2
    cup parmesan cheese, finely shredded (good quality)
  • 1
    tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon lemon, zest of, grated

How to Make Risotto - Shrimp and Wild Mushroom


  1. Toss shrimp with 1/2 tsp marjoram, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp of pepper.
  2. Heat oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add shrimp, cook 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
  5. Add mushrooms to pan and cook 4-5 minutes until browned.
  6. Remove mushrooms from pan and set aside.
  7. Add butter, onion, garlic, remaining marjoram, salt and pepper to pan and cook till tender 3-4 minutes.
  8. Add rice, and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  9. In a small pot bring broth and turmeric to boil, remove from heat and cover with lid to keep hot.
  10. Add wine to rice mixture, stirring constantly until wine is absorbed 2-3 minutes.
  11. Add 1 cup of hot broth at a time, until almost all liquid is absorbed.
  12. Rice should be tender, 25-30 minutes.
  13. Add peas, shrimp and mushrooms to last 5 minutes of cooking.
  14. Remove from heat and sir in cheese, sprinkle with parsley and lemon zest-- Serve immediately.

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About Risotto - Shrimp and Wild Mushroom

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #rice

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