Arancini | How to make Arancini

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BySanjula Thangkhiew
Created on 6th Jul 2015
  • Arancini, How to make Arancini

About Arancini

These Italian fried stuffed rice balls are delicious snacks.

Arancini is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Italian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Arancini is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Arancini at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 115 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Arancini by Sanjula Thangkhiew in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Arancini at your home without any difficulties. Arancini is one of the representative dishes of Italian which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time13 / 4Hours
  • Serves8People

Ingredients to make Arancini

  • 3 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Arborio Rice (Italian Rice)
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup Fontina Cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Pine nuts toasted
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley chopped
  • Vegetable oil

How to make Arancini

  1. In a saucepan, bring the broth and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil .
  2. Stir in the rice, reduce the heat to low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Spread on a parchment-lined baking sheet and let cool completely.
  4. Combine the pine nuts, mozzarella, fontina and parsley in a bowl and set aside.
  5. Beat the eggs in a large bowl, then stir in the cooled rice, the parmesan and 2/3 cup breadcrumbs.
  6. Shape the mixture into sixteen 1 1/2-inch balls.
  7. Put the remaining breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl.
  8. Press your finger into the center of each rice ball, insert 2 teaspoons of the mozzarella mixture, then pinch the rice around the filling to enclos.
  9. Roll the balls in the breadcrumbs and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate, for 1 hour or overnight.
  10. Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat . Fry the rice balls, turning, until golden brown on all sides.
  11. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  12. Repeat method for next batch.
  13. Season with salt and serve.

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