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Instant Pot Saffron Prawns with Risotto

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 575kcal


  • 2 cup Arborio rice soaked and drained
  • 8 large Prawns deveined
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 cup seafood inventory
  • 6-7 strands of saffron emulsified in water
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice and zest
  • 2 ½ cup rooster broth


  • Put olive oil and deveined prawns in the instant pot and cook till tender and juicy.
  • Add garlic and onions in the instant pot and Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Stir Arborio rice in and let it coat olive oil well.
  • Add saffron emulsion, lemon juice and zest and seafood inventory to the Arborio rice in the instant pot.
  • Close the lid and set the set the instant pot to “Manual” and cook for 20 minutes at high pressure.
  • Release the pressure naturally and stir in the cheese and serve.


Calories: 575kcal