Delicious chicken, mushroom and spinach risotto, chicken breast marinated in lemon, garlic, bay leaves, oregano, thyme and basil, served on a bed of creamy parmesan risotto flavored with garlic, mushroom and spinach.
Succulent chicken breast marinated in a traditional garlic, lemon, and herb marinade. To make the risotto, frying the celery, garlic, and onions till soft, add the rice and cook till transparent. Add the wine and cook to evaporate, then add the stock bit by bit cook till the rice is soft. While the rice is cooking fry the mushrooms till golden brown then set aside. Remove the chicken from the marinade and griddle till golden brown and cooked through. Mix the butter and parmesan into the risotto with the fresh spinach and mushrooms. Slice the chicken and placed on top of the spinach and mushrooms risotto.
This dish is the perfect all year-round dinner, just serve it with a large glass of Italian white wine and you have the perfect summer or winter evening meal. The marinated chicken can also be served with a plain risotto or with a simple summer green salad.
This recipe is perfect for both adults and children and makes a great family meal or get together with friends. It is ideal for a midweek meal and makes a great romantic meal for two
This recipe makes a delicious main for an Italian dinner party, serve it with mozzarella stick for the starter and Mascarpone and strawberry tart for dessert
There is only one thing to do with leftover risotto and without any doubt it is to make arancini balls! Just let the risotto cool, cut some mozzarella into cubes, take a handful of the risotto and mould it around the mozzarella, then coat the ball in breadcrumbs and deep fry.
You can flavour your risotto with a variety of different ingredients so if you’re not a fan of spinach and mushroom try one of these
The combination of the marinated chicken with the spinach and mushroom risotto makes the perfect evening meal, the star of the dish is the flavourful marinade for the chicken, with lemon, garlic, oregano, thyme, and fresh basil