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Chicken risotto
  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Method
  • Place a pot over high heat and add 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onion and add to pot.
  • Add the sugar, 1 tablespoon thyme, minced garlic and rice. Mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes to seal the rice so that it won’t overcook.
  • Add the wine and let it evaporate.
  • Lower heat to medium, add the bouillon cube and 100 g water. Mix. As soon as the first batch of water is soaked up, add another 100 g of water.
  • In the meantime, place a pan over high heat.
  • Cut the chicken into small pieces.
  • .Add 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil, the pieces of chicken, salt, pepper, chili flakes and curry. Sauté until golden.
  • Add 100 g of water to the pan and transfer all of the contents of the pan to the pot of rice. Add the lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Add the remaining water in batches while continuously mixing, until the rice is al dente.
  • When ready, remove pot from heat and add the butter, 1 tablespoons thyme and rosemary. Mix with a serving spoon until the butter melts.
  • Add the grated parmesan and mix.
  • Serve with extra thyme, rosemary, lemon wedges and pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

497
Calories (kcal)
25 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

29.0
Total Fat (g)
41 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

12.0
Saturated Fat (g)
60 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

36.0
Total Carbs (g)
14 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

2.8
Sugars (g)
3 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

20.0
Protein (g)
40 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.0
Fibre (g)
4 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.3
Sodium (g)
22 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.