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Risotto with lemon, burrata, steamed oyster and caper powder

Ingredients for 4 servings

320 g Carnaroli rice from Riserva San Massimo
2 l boiling water
140 g Butter
120 g grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
80 g Burrata or Stracciatella
4 oysters
10 g salted capers
8 g grated lemon zest (organic)
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt q.s.
Sprouts for the decoration

Preparation time: 18 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes
Total time: 36 minutes
Difficulty level: Facile


Procedure for the oysters:
Steam the oysters for 5 minutes and remove the shell.

Procedure for the caper powder:
Remove the salt from the capers by rinsing them under running water. Finely chop them and distribute them on a baking tray. Dry them in the oven at 90°C for 4 hours.

Procedure for the cooking of the rice:
Roast the rice in a casserole until it turns translucent. Deglaze and keep adding small amounts of broth for circa 10 minutes. Remove the casserole from the fire and add the lemon zest. Cream the risotto with butter, the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and season.

For the decoration of the plate:
Serve the risotto on a hot plate, sprinkle with the caper powder, place in the center of the plate the burrata and the oyster. Decorate with sprouts.

Simone Zambon

Simone Zambon, chef at MoMa restaurant.