Pat Duran Recipe

Quick and Easy Italian Rice Balls

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

This recipe has been saved for quite awhile- the edges are turning yellow- I think I got it form my Uncle Vinny Giovanni.

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
6 or more
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Pan Fry


4 c
cooked arborio rice
3 medium
eggs, 2 beaten- 1 for egg wash
1/2 c
romano cheese, grated
8 oz
fresh mozzarella, cubed
4 oz
prosciutto, chopped fine
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 c
seasoned italian bread crumbs
2 c
oil for frying
Kitchen Crew

Janet got "Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice"

You observe situations before diving in, choosing words and actions wisely. You're the loyal friend and...

TAKE THE QUIZ and find out what Halloween treat you are!

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix together rice, 2 eggs, Romano cheese, prosciutto, oregano and pepper. Mix ingredients, place a Tablespoon in your hand and insert a cube of mozzarella into the center of the rice mixture.
Roll rice into small balls, about 1-inch in size, dip in egg wash and then roll in the seasoned bread crumbs. Heat about 1 1/2 inches of oil in an 8-10 inch skillet. Fry rice balls about 2 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
Egg wash: 1 egg and 1 Tablespoon of water whisk together.

About this Recipe