Milanese Risotto with Chicken Broth has many healthy ingredients.

Milanese Risotto with Chicken Broth

Milanese risotto is one of the most famous Italian risotto recipes. Want to try it?
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Course: Risotto
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: milanese, Risotto
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 529kcal
Author: Nonna Box


  • 1 tablespoon saffron
  • 1.4 l chicken broth
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Put the saffron and the broth in a small bowl. Cover, then set aside.
  • Saute the onions with 2 tablespoons of butter on a frying pan.
  • Add the rice and cook for another 2 minutes. Add a ladle of broth and stir.
  • Continue adding the broth a ladle at a time, leaving it to absorb but avoiding to dry the rice.
  • After 15 minutes, add the saffron infusion.
  • Continue cooking and adding the broth.
  • Add the remaining butter and half of the Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover and let stand for 1 minute. Serve immediately.


Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 1433mg | Potassium: 372mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 26.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 5.1mg
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