Lemon Risotto with Smoked Salmon


Servings: 2


  • One medium onion (finely chopped)
  • Two cloves of garlic (finely sliced)
  • 200g Arborio Rice
  • 400ml Vegetable stock
  • One Lemon
  • Small knob of butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 100g Smoked Salmon


  1. Fry onion in a little cooking oil for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and continue to cook  for another minute.
  3. Stir in the rice and fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Add a little of the vegetable stock.
  5. Once the stock has evaporated add a little more stirring occasionally
  6. Continue doing this until the rice is almost cooked.
  7. Grate the rind of the lemon into the pan and add a little vegetable stock.
  8. When the rice is cooked squeeze the juice of the lemon into the pan.
  9. Season to taste.
  10. Add the knob of butter and stir in until completely melted.
  11. Serve the risotto into two bowls.
  12. Slice up the smoked salmon and scatter over the top of the risotto.