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Mamma Mia Ricotta Rice Balls!
Award winning recipe submitted by: Annette Mammone
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Servings
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For Coating
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Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Cook rice in 2 cup water, 1 TBLS salt and 1/2cup chicken or plain broth (unsalted) cook until water is absorbed and rice is cooked. No excess water (vegetarians can omit broth) Put rice in fridge to cool. Rice must be COLD
  2. Cut mozzarella into 1 inch cubes for middle insertion
  3. Mix ricotta and parmesean cheese
  4. Mix COLD cooked rice, egg, riccotta and parmesean cheese. Form your rice balls And place 1 inch mozarella cube inside (filling)
  5. One plate seasoned breadcrumbs (if plain add some Italian seasoning flakes to bread crumbs)
  6. One bowl with 2 beaten eggs and 1/3 cup milk, mixed for dipping formed rice ball
  7. Dip riceball in egg mixture then roll in breadcrumbs, place in bowl to be able to cool in fridge again before frying
  8. Preferably use deep fryer to cook, or pan that is narrow and deep enough to submerge rice balls to fry - fry in vegetable or canola oil (oil should be heated to apprx. 375F) repeat until done, cool on paper towels to absorb excess oil