Freekah Shrimp Risotto

mains
30 min
3

A hearty bowl of freekah with shrimp and vegetables

Ingredients

For the Freekah

  • 4 Kiri Square Portions
  • ¼ cup of diced carrots
  • ¼ cup of diced celery stalk
  • 3 tbsps of olive oil
  • 1 cup half boiled freekeh
  • 5 large sliced mushrooms
  • 5 medium grilled shrimps
  • 1 ½ cups seafood stock
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsps of parmesan cheese
Freekah Shrimp Risotto

Cooking steps

Preparing the Freekah

  • 1In a wide skillet, heat oil and sauté the mushrooms until they brown.
  • 2Remove from pan and set aside.
  • 3Add olive oil if needed and sauté carrots until tender.
  • 4Add the celery and stir, season with salt and pepper.
  • 5Bring back the mushrooms to the pan then add the freekeh.
  • 6In the blender blend the Kiri with half a cup of seafood stock.
  • 7Stir and gradually add the stock stirring continuously.
  • 8Before it becomes dry add the Kiri Square Portions and blend stock.
  • 9Allow to simmer uncovered until all the liquids evaporate.
  • 10Serve topped with grilled shrimps and parmesan cheese.

Cooking steps

Freekah Shrimp Risotto