Spicy Rice "meat"balls

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by WindLass

Good to make ahead and freeze. I got this from somewhere, but I don't remember where. If this is your recipe, let me know and I'll be glad to credit you.

Top Review by Marce79

This recipe was very similar to one in my betty crocker cook book. I used 1 cup brown rice cooked in 2 cups beef broth for the cooked rice. Next time I wouldn't roll the rice balls in wheat germ. The wheat germ has a strong flavor that I don't like. Maybe roll them in whole wheat flour or corn meal. I will be making this again. I think it's a good lower calorie alternative to meat balls.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients except wheat germ and vegetable oil.
  2. Chill mixture well, at least 1 hour in fridge.
  3. Shape mixture into meatballs and roll each in wheat germ to coat.
  4. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook the meatballs in the oil for 8-10 minutes, turning carefully, until light golden brown.
  5. Drain meatballs on paper towels.
  6. Serve with whatever sauce you'd like.

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