Cheesy Arancini Rice Balls

  • Prep Time
    40 mins
  • Cook Time
    10 mins
  • Serving
    3 People
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Cheesy rice balls are also known as Arancinis in Italian cuisine. It is the most popular appetizer in Italy. You can make them with left over rice. The taste of these rice balls is incredibly delicious.



Step 1

Make sure all the ingredients are ready before you start.

Step 2

In a large bowl add 2 cups of cooked rice, you can even use left over rice

Step 3

Add chopped parsley, finely chopped onion and half a cup of mozzarella cheese

Step 4

Add half a cup bread crumbs, black pepper and ginger powder.

Step 5

Add one medium size egg for binding and mix well.

Step 6

Wet your hands with water and make medium size fine balls. Put a small block of cheddar cheese in between.

Step 7

Repeat watering your hand before making every ball.

Step 8

In a bowl put 1 cup of flour, in another bowl put the remaining 1 cup of bread crumbs, and in another bowl put two eggs and whisk well.

Step 9

Take a ball, cover it with flour then dip in the egg bath and coat with breadcrumbs. Perform this process with all the balls.

Step 10

Refrigerate the balls for 20 minutes

Step 11

Heat your cooking oil at medium-high heat to deep fry the arancini balls.

Step 12

Deep fry the rice balls until golden brown. They take about 2 minutes to get ready. Don’t overcrowd the pot it will affect the temperature of the oil

Step 13

Once they are golden brown on all sides put them in a plate to cool

Step 14

Garnish with chopped parsley and serve


Recipe Reviews

  • Petros Mwatura 166

    Delicious without tasting , just by seeing the food!

    • Ed 167

      Thank you

  • Pettym2_5 169

    Definitely going to try this! πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

  • Andrew El-David 170

    Waal, This is indeed STUPENDOUS!

  • Diana 172

    Saw it on twitter and tried it! It tastes sooo good thanks for this πŸ™

  • Robson Maravanyika 173

    Tremendous spirit and taste

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