No need to buy packet rice-a-risotto again. Change the vegetables, leave out the chicken, add bacon, add egg, use any type of rice. It all works. And yes! family it is sometimes a little gluggy, it adds to the taste. 😉

1 brown onion, chopped
2 tspns olive oil
1 cup Arborio rice
1/2 cup white wine (optional)
2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 cup sweet corn kernels, fresh or canned
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup cooked chicken, diced
1 tblspn grated Parmesan cheese


Combine onion and oil in a microwave safe container. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 3 minutes.

Add rice, wine and stock and microwave, covered for 12 minutes on HIGH (100%). Stir well then add corn, peas and chicken. Cover and microwave on HIGH (100%) for 8 minutes. Allow 5 stand for 2 minutes.

Stir and sprinkle with cheese.