Arancini (Italian Rice Balls)

READY IN: 24mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl lightly beat 2 eggs.
  • Stir in cooked rice, melted butter, Parmesan cheese, garlic (if using) parsley, seasoned salt and pepper.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Roll into 1-1/2-inch balls.
  • Press a cheese cube into each ball then reshape rice balls.
  • Place the flour into a small bowl.
  • Whisk 2 eggs in a small bowl.
  • Place the dry breadcrumbs in a small bowl.
  • Dip each ball into flour, then into the egg and then lastly into the breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil to 375 degrees, then fry rice balls until golden brown (about 4 minutes).
  • Drain on paper towels.
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