Recipe

Duck Rillette Risotto

  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • Salt and white pepper
  • 1 pound Arborio rice
  • 1/2 pound duck rillette
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 6 cups duck stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions

Directions

  • In a large saute pan, over medium heat, add the olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the onion and season with salt and pepper. Saute for 3 minutes, or until the onions are slightly soft. Add the rice and saute until it is evenly toasted. Add the duck rillette and saute for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and 1/3 of the stock. Bring the liquid to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 6 minutes or until almost all the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Add 1/3 more stock and simmer for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, add the remaining stock and simmer for another 6 minutes or until the mixture is creamy and bubbly. Add the butter, cream, cheese and green onions. Reseason with salt and pepper. Simmer for 2 minutes and serve immediately.