Syn Free Prawn and Asparagus Risotto | Slimming World

For me, there is no better comfort food than risotto. Creamy rice, packed with flavour and best of all – this Slimming World friendly Syn Free Prawn and Asparagus Risotto won’t cost you any of those valuable syns!

Syn Free Prawn and Asparagus Risotto | Slimming World with fork

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

A lot of people worry that making risotto is a long laborious task, but this recipe makes it quick and easy.

I love seafood and the prawns in this are no exception – you can also add other shellfish, or some squid.

I use the tiniest little dusting of parmesan to serve – less than 0.5 syns worth, but it really doesn’t need it.

Syn Free Prawn and Asparagus Risotto | Slimming World on plate close up

If you’re looking for a delicious and filling lunch, this is also a good recipe as it heats up in
the microwave really well.  This Syn Free Prawn and Asparagus Risotto is also really easy to bulk out if you’re serving more people. Just add extra rice and stock.

Risotto is one to impress your friends with at a dinner party, so why not invite them round and cook up an Italian feast!

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Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! The Rapeseed or Olive Oil flavours are ideal for this Syn Free Prawn and Asparagus Risotto recipe.

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Syn Free Prawn & Asparagus Risotto

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Prep Time

Cooking Time

people 5 minutes 25 minutes



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376kcal 8

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  1. Into a large frying pan, spray some Frylight and fry the onion and garlic on a low heat until translucent (for around 5 minutes).
  2. Add the risotto rice to the pan and stir to incorporate the onions and garlic. Add in the chopped tomatoes, herbs, tomato puree and stock stirring well to mix. Leave to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the prawns, asparagus and courgette and cook for a further 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the liquid has been absorbed. If the rice starts to stick to the bottom, add a little more stock to loosen.
  4. The rice is ready when it feels tender and should be served a little al dente. Serve immediately and dust with a tiny sprinkle of parmesan.

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    1. Hi Dannielle,

      I would always use a little bit of caution when freezing rice. Also, you would have to make sure that you are using fresh prawns rather than frozen so that you’re not re-freezing them.

    1. Hi Gill,

      I’ve not tried making risotto in the IP as it tends to need stirring to get that creamy texture – it’s worth a try though! Let us know how you get on 😊

    1. Hi Jane
      As with all rice dishes, it’s important to cool quickly and refrigerate as soon as possible. Make sure the risotto is piping hot throughout. You may need to add a little extra liquid, boiling water or stock will be fine. 🙂

    1. Hi Angela,
      We used cooked prawns in this recipe, but you could use raw prawns if you’d prefer.
      Thanks for getting in touch!

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