Italian Rice Balls Recipe

Italian Rice Balls

Arancini or rice balls are a traditional Italian recipe. Try this Italian Rice Balls Recipe and find out how to make these rice balls with cheese and Italian herbs.

These cheesy deep fried rice balls are served with Italian dinners as a side like a bread. Goes great with sauce and pasta dishes.

Italian Rice Balls Recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time:15 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time:15 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 12 [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Easy[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1-1/2 cups dried bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • oil for frying

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 24 rice balls

Amount Per Serving: ( 1 serving = 2 each)

  • Calories: 683 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 34.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 47 mg
  • Fat: 57.8 g
  • Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g
  • Sodium: 822 mg

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[tabs type=”horizontal”] [tabs_head] [tab_title]Step by Step Method[/tab_title] [tab_title]Serving Suggestions[/tab_title][/tabs_head] [tab]

Step 1

Place rice in a large bowl.

Step 2

Add eggs, cheese, parsley, pepper, and salt.

Step 3

Stir until well combined.

Step 4

Place bread crumbs on a shallow dish or plate.

Step 5

Dampen hands and roll rice mixture into 1 inch balls.

Step 6

Then coat each ball with bread crumbs.

Step 7

Heat oil in a deep pan pver medium heat.

Step 8

Fry rice balls few at a time, for 2-3 minutes or until crispy and lightly browned.

Step 9

Drain on paper towels. Italian Rice Balls are ready to serve. ENJOY!!

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  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and pasta dishes.

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One response to “Italian Rice Balls Recipe”

  1. Farri Avatar

    Making these today for a family get together. Can’t with to seer how they come out.

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