Seafood risotto is a special-occasion dish—a glamorous mix of flavors, shapes, and textures against a lush backdrop of creamy Arborio rice. With a wide array of seafood options to choose from, the preparation can easily become a three-ring circus, so we decide to set some limits.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For our seafood risotto recipe, we chose universally appealing shrimp, mild-tasting squid, and sweet, meaty scallops—small bay scallops were a perfect size. Chicken broth, even if diluted, overpowered the delicate flavor of the seafood so w...