Rice Balls

Recipe by gourmetmomma
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READY IN: 40mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • If needed, cook the rice according to package directions.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Spray a nonstick pan with cooking spray, heat, then add 1 tsp olive oil. Cook the chicken until no longer pink, 4-5 minutes.
  • Cut the chicken into pieces, then place into a food processor. Add the sweet potato puree, cheddar cheese, buttermilk, and blend until smooth.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl, then add the rice. Roll into 1 inche balls and place them on a tray lined with waxed paper or aluminum foil.
  • Combine the egg with vegetable puree in a shallow bowl. Then put the breadcrumbs into a second bowl.
  • Roll the rice balls into the egg mixture, then the breadcrumbs.
  • Use the remaining 2 tsp of oil in the non stick pan. Cook the rice balls over medium heat until crispy. 5-7 minutes total. Serve warm.
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