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Recipe: Smoked haddock and pachoi risotto with vodka

14 January 2008

Smoked Haddock and Pak Choi Risotto (with Vodka!)

4 pieces smoked haddock, 500g Arborio rice, 2 cloves organic garlic ( chopped), 2 medium organic onions, (chopped), Butter, 1 - 2 litres chicken or vegetable stock*, 2 organic pak choi sliced, 1 small cupful of cooked organic sweet corn, 2 measures of Vodka, salt & pepper to taste

Gently fry the onion and garlic with a little butter in a large pan for a bout 10 minutes until very soft and practically transparent. Meanwhile bring your stock to the boil. When the onions and garlic are done, up the heat and add the rice mix to get the rice covered in the butter / juices. Add the vodka - the mixture will bubble up immediately if the pan is hot enough, and the alcohol will vaporise. Pour a ladle of stock over the rice mixture. Cook the rice for 15 – 20 minutes, adding ladles of stock as appropriate to keep it bubbling. Meanwhile poach the fish in the stock* for about 4 minutes. Just when you think that the rice mixture is just ready, add another ladle or two of stock, followed by the fish, the sweet corn and pak choi. Mix gently breaking up the fish into good-sized chunks. Put the lid on the pan and leave for 5 minutes. Delicious served with a good shake of black pepper and with steamed organic vegetables.

* If you prefer, you can poach the fish in organic milk, then use the poaching liquor for the final stages of the recipe – this makes the risotto that little bit creamier.