Italian style rice with lobster and clams

120 min
Type of dish: Rices, Shellfish
Cuisine type: Italian cuisine
Seasonal period: June, July, August, September
Ingredients for 5 portions
Ingredients for portions/units
Bomba rice 0.25 kg
Garlic, bulb 2.0 ud
No. 4 frozen squid 0.2 kg
Parsley 15.0 g
Fino quinta 0.01 l
Clams 0.3 kg
Garlic, bulb 2.0 ud
Basil 12.5 g
Olive oil 0.05 l
Butter 0.1 kg
Onion 0.15 kg
Lobster 1.25 kg
Tomato 0.1 kg
Plain flour 0.05 kg
Onion 0.133 kg
Green leek 1.333 ud
Parsley 0.001 g
Fish heads and bones 0.533 kg
Water 2.0 l

For the lobster:

  • Boil the lobster 2 minutes per kg.
  • Remove the shell and keep the tail and the pincers.

For the sauce:

  • Cook with butter: the onion, add tomatoes cut into quarters and the meat of the lobster’s head.
  • Thicken with some flour: add fumet and let boil.
  • Blend and put through a Chinese colander.

For the basil oil:

  • Blend light olive oil, basil and garlic with a food processor. Put through a chinese colander and set aside.

For the risotto:

  • Stir fry garlic cut into brunoise and add the clean squid cut into cubes.
  • Add the rice and some parsley, and heat well.
  • Add some white wine and add the fumet slowly stiring continuously.
  • Add salt and simmer the rice for 10 minutes.
  • Place on a cold tray to stop the cooking and place in the blast chiller.


  • Place the rice in a pan and add the basil oil, add fumet and finish cooking.
  • Finish cooking the lobster’s pincers in a pan with a drop of olive oil. Use a pincer and a half per portion.
  • Steam the clams with some fumet to open them.
  • Add the clams and their water to the rice at the last moment.
  • Adjust to taste.
  • Place the rice on the middle of the plate, the fried lobster over the rice and add the lobster sauce.
Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 17.81 g
Saturates 14.13 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 26.4 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 5.18 g
Cholesterol 259.15 mg
Calcium 472.09 mg
Iron 9.74 mg
Zinc 4.9 mg
Vitamin A 597.43 ug
Vitamin C 124.56 g
Folic acid 456.2 ug
Salt (Sodium) 464.96 mg
Sugars 39.77 g
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