Prawn and fennel risotto
10 minutes
Preparation Time
25 minutes
Cooking Time
4 serves


1 small brown onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
½ fennel bulb, core removed, finely
chopped, reserve fennel fronds
40 g butter
200 g (1 cup) Arborio rice
500 ml (2 cups) fish or
vegetable stock
60 ml (¼ cup) verjuice
250 g green prawn meat,
roughly chopped
120 g (1 cup) peas, fresh or frozen
1 tbsp cream
2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
2 tbsp dill, finely chopped
Salt flakes and pepper, to taste
Pea tendrils and halved baby pea
pods, to garnish (optional)

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  1. Place the onion, garlic, fennel and butter into an unperforated steam container and Steam at 100°C for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the rice, stock and verjuice and Steam at 100°C for 15 minutes. Add the prawns and peas to the risotto and
    cook for a further 3 minutes.
  3. Stir through the cream and herbs, season to taste. Cover with foil or a lid and allow to stand for 3 minutes before
  4. Garnish with pea tendrils, reserved fennel fronds and baby pea pods, if desired.

Alternative appliance method

Steam oven with Microwave

  • Using the Rapid Steam function on the Steam Microwave will reduce the cooking time for the rice. Steam at 300W +100°C for 11 minutes.

Hints and tips

  • Our steam ovens have a great feature called “Menu cooking” under Special applications. Choose the ingredients
    from the options and the oven will prompt when the foods should be added.
  • Char some prawns on the cooktop to add a little extra colour to the final dish.


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