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Shredded parmesan on top of a risotto filled with prawns and rocket leaves in a bowl.

Thermomix Garlic Prawn Risotto

Our Thermomix Garlic Prawn Risotto is a firm favourite in our house! A rich creamy risotto, with fresh prawns, parmesan and baby spinach... YUM!
Course Dinner, main meal, risotto
Cuisine Risotto, thermomix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 4 serves


  • 50 g parmesan cheese
  • 1 brown onion, halved
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 40 g butter
  • 40 g olive oil
  • 320 g arborio rice
  • 60 g white wine
  • 2 teaspoon vegetable stock
  • 720 g water
  • 300 g green prawns (peeled and deveined)
  • 80 g cooking cream
  • 100 g fresh baby spinach leaves
  • extra parmesan, to serve


  • Place the parmesan cheese into the Thermomix bowl. Grate on Speed 10, 10 seconds. Set aside in a seperate bowl. Wash and dry the Thermomix bowl. 
  • Place the onion and garlic into the Thermomix bowl. Chop on Speed 5, 3 seconds. 
  • Add the butter and olive oil. Saute 3 minutes, Varoma, Speed 1. 
  • Insert the butterfly whisk. Add the risotto rice and saute for 1 minute, Varoma, Reverse, Speed 1 (MC off). 
  • Add the white wine and saute for a further 2 minutes, Varoma, Reverse, Speed 1 (MC off). 
  • Scrape the bottom of the bowl. Add the vegetable stock and water and cook for 13 minutes, 100 degrees, Reverse, Speed 1. 
  • Add the prawns and cooking cream and cook for a further 3 minutes, Varoma, Reverse, Speed 1 (MC off). 
  • Add the baby spinach leaves to the ThermoServer and pour over the risotto. Stir through the parmesan cheese and allow to rest for 10 minutes (to thicken). 
  • Serve with extra parmesan cheese.