Classic seafood risotto in white wine is the quickest way to upgrade your weeknight meal into a sophisticated dinner. Minimal effort. Outstanding taste. You in?

Seafood Risotto

  • Author: Balkan Lunch Box
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course



  • 9 ounces rice (long grain)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 56 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 10.5 ounces seafood mix package (frozen)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1 cup white wine (Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 1 strand of parsley (minced)


  1. In a medium bowl, cover rice with water and leave for 10 minutes. Wash out thoroughly and strain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium temperature. Add garlic and simmer until golden (1-2 minutes).
  3. Add seafood mix, and bring to low. Let thaw and stir continuously for 10 minutes.
  4. Add spices and wine and bring temperature up to medium. Simmer and stir occasionally for 10 minutes.
  5. Add rice and one cup lukewarm water. Cover the pan halfway and simmer another 20-25 minutes (or until rice absorbs the liquid, but is not overly soft).
  6. Top with parsley and serve.

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