Quick and Easy Italian Rice Balls

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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


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Comments:

Serves:

6 or more

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

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
oregano
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 c
seasoned italian bread crumbs
2 c
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
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.
2
Egg wash: 1 egg and 1 Tablespoon of water whisk together.

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