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Risotto with a Thai twist

If you like Thai flavours and risotto, you’ll love this! Increase the amount of chili for your taste.

Risotto with a Thai twist
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  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 5cm piece of ginger
  • 1 onion
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 30g olive oil
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 80g coconut cream
  • 30g white wine vinegar
  • 20g fish sauce
  • 350g Arborio rice
  • 300g pumpkin, cubed
  • 300g chicken thigh, cubed
  • 900g chicken stock (water with good quality chicken stock cube) or home-made broth
  • 1 tablespoon, crushed peanuts
  • *Optional - ginger and lemongrass food-grade essential oils


  1. Place garlic, onion, chilli and ginger into TM bowl and chop 3 sec/Speed 7. Scrape down sides and repeat.
  2. Add oil and saute 2 min/100'C/Reverse/Speed 1.
  3. Insert butterfly attachment.
  4. Add rice, coconut cream, fish sauce, white wine vinegar and saute 1 min/100'C/Reverse/Speed 1.
  5. Add stock and cook 8 min/100'C/Reverse/Speed 1.
  6. Add pumpkin and chicken and cook a further 8 min/100'C/Reverse/Speed 1.
  7. Add optional essential oils (only 1 drop) and cook 1 min/100'C/Reverse/Speed 1.
  8. Transfer to Thermoserver.
  9. Serve topped with crushed peanuts and coriander and seasoned with a little salt.

The essential oils are not essential, however they do provide a burst of flavour and depth to this dish.

I use doTERRA Essential Oils as they are 100% pure, ethically sourced and tested for potency and purity. The testing ensures they are safe, natural, free of contaminants/synthetics/fillers. To read more about these oils click here.


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