Arancini Sicilian Style (Sicilian Rice Balls)

Recipe by Dee514
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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash rice and cook in 4 cups boiling, salted water until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place chopped beef, chicken livers, oil, garlic and onion in saucepan and brown gently.
  • Add mushrooms and cook 1 minute more.
  • Add tomato paste and 1 cup warm water and cook 30 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Drain rice, add butter and grated cheese (Parmesan or Romano) and cool a bit.
  • To this, add the egg yolks and the tomato gravy, holding aside the meat and mushrooms.
  • Mix rice well.
  • Make little balls of rice, place inside each ball some of the meat, liver, mushroom mixture.
  • Dip rice balls into lightly beaten egg, roll in bread crumbs and fry in hot olive oil until golden brown all over.
  • Can be served plain or with additional gravy.
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