Nathan’s Lobster risotto with orange, basil and spring onion

serves 4 as a main

A signature dish from Nathan, and always a popular one over the years. If you want to buy fresh lobster and prepare it yourself then watch Nathan’s “How to prepare lobster” video here


Meat from 1 medium lobster cut into small pieces
300g aged Carnaroli risotto rice
3 medium banana shallots, finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
80g unsalted butter (20g at start)
800ml – 1litre vegetable stock
50g parmesan, grated
2 spring onion, finely sliced
1 orange, segmented and cut into small pieces
10 fresh basil leaves, sliced


Watch Nathan’s video to learn how to cook this simple and tasty dish.


“For me, great seafood dishes are defined by their simplicity and respect for the seafood.”