Fried Risotto Balls

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Rice used to be a staple crop in Sicily, and while it's no longer farmed in the region, it's still enjoyed, especially in one of the island's most iconic foods.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Tasting Italy

SERVESMakes 14

TIME1½ hours

Italian Name:Arancini

Fried Risotto Balls
Tasting Italy

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Tasting Italy

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Meaning “little oranges,” arancini consist of rich saffron risotto formed into large balls around a stuffing of cheese or meat and peas and deep fried until a crispy crust develops, which provides an appealing contrast to the creamy rice. I...

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