Originally posted on out Facebook page 6th December 2013.

Im not a huge risotto fan but this was yummy. I love asparagus!


Chicken and Asparagus Risotto

  • Serving Size: 4

  • Author: The road to loving my Thermo Mixer
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35


  • 2 large cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1 leek, roughly chopped (onion could be used instead)
  • 6 slices short cut bacon, diced
  • 2 large chicken breasts, diced
  • 10g olive oil
  • 380g arborio rice
  • 1.2 litre of liquid chicken stock (or 1 litre and 200mls water)
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, sliced into rounds
  • Cracked pepper
  • Parmesan cheese, for garnishing


  1. Place leek and garlic into bowl. Blitz on speed 9 for 5 secs. Scrape down.
  2. Attach whisk attachment.
  3. Add oil, bacon and chicken and cook at 100 degrees, reverse, speed 1 for 5 minutes.
  4. Add rice and liquid.
  5. Cook at 100 degrees, reverse, speed 1 for 18-20 minutes.
  6. In the last 10 minutes add pepper and asparagus.
  7. Serve with parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.


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