Main Dishes

Chicken soup risotto

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A tasty traditional cretan dish with simple ingredients. Try this recipe for a hearty dinner, or a more formal occasion. It is also gluten and dairy free!

For the chicken:
4 chicken legs
8 cups water
1 chicken boullon or some chicken bones
1 carrot cut in big pieces
1 onion cut in half
5-6 sprigs of parsley
¼ cup lemon juice
1 bay leaf
3 all spice berries
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons oil for sauteing the chicken

For the risotto:
2 tablespoons butter
Half onion finely diced
2 cups risotto rice (arborio, carolina, sant Andrea)
2 tablespoons grated parmesan (skip this for dairy free)
The zest of half a small lemon (about 1 tsp)
7-8 cups chicken stock
Salt and pepper to taste

Red pepper flakes, sea salt flakes, lemon slices, fresh oregano leaves for decoration (optional).
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Nutritions

Calories
2780

Sodium
3844mg
160% DV

Fat
195g
300% DV

Protein
214g
428% DV

Carbs
169g
57% DV

Fiber
48g
192% DV