Dungeness Crab Risotto

Yield: Makes 4 main-dish servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 489
  • Calories from fat: 16%
  • Protein: 31g
  • Fat: 8.4g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 70g
  • Fiber: 6.3g
  • Sodium: 491mg
  • Cholesterol: 101mg


  • 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups arborio or medium-grain white rice
  • 1 3/4 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 pound shelled cooked Dungeness crab
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage leaves
  • Salt


  1. 1. In a 6-quart pressure cooker over high heat, frequently stir butter, onions, and garlic until onions are limp, about 3 minutes. Add rice and stir often until it is opaque, about 3 minutes longer. Add broth, wine, and 2 cups water. Stir occasionally until mixture boils, about 4 minutes.
  2. 2. Seal cooker. Following manufacturer's instructions, bring to maximum pressure (15 lb.); adjust heat to stabilize cooking rate. Cook 6 minutes. Release pressure quickly, running cold water over pan.
  3. 3. Open pan. Stir in crab, parmesan cheese, and sage. Add salt to taste.
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