Italian Shrimp and Scallop Risotto Recipe

Italian Shrimp and Scallop Risotto Recipe

How To Make Italian Shrimp and Scallop Risotto

We can never thank the Italian people enough for inventing pizza and pasta. And you can enjoy these anytime with these easy-to-follow Italian recipes, while you take a sip of your wine! Bon Apetit!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lb scallops
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. In a large pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until softened.

  2. Add the Arborio rice to the pan and stir for a minute to coat the grains with the butter.

  3. Pour in the white wine and cook until it has evaporated.

  4. Begin adding the chicken broth, one cup at a time, stirring continuously until each cup of broth has been absorbed by the rice.

  5. In a separate pan, sauté the shrimp and scallops until cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Once the rice is creamy and tender, remove from heat and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese.

  7. Gently fold in the cooked shrimp and scallops.

  8. Serve the risotto hot, garnished with freshly chopped parsley.


  • Calories : 478kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 293mg
  • Sodium : 1321mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 43g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 1g
  • Protein : 40g
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