Category: Rice

Roasted Chicken And Fennel Risotto Recipe

Ingredients:

1. Arborio rice (1 1/2c)
2. diced roasted chicken (2c)
3. hot roasted chicken broth (71/2 to8c)
4. balsamic vinegar (1/4c)
5. unsalted butter (2tbsp)
6. fennel bulb (1) julienned, keep a few leaves for garnish
7. diced onion (1)
8. extra virgin olive oil (1/4c)
9. salt and pepper (to taste)


Method of preparation:

1. Take a pan, heat olive oil in it over medium heat and saute the onion and fennel for about 3 minutes until gets golden. Add rice in it and stir it for 3 to 4 minutes until the rice gets opaque. Now stir balsamic vinegar till it is well absorbed.

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2. Add  balsamic vinegar in it and cook it until it gets absorbed. Add 1 cup of broth to the rice mixture. Stir this until the liquid gets absorbed or until ¼ of the chicken broth is left for about 18 to 20 minutes.

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3. Now add the left over chicken broth and butter in it. Add pepper and salt according to taste. When it gets ready then adds a few fennel leaves on the top to decorate it and then serve it.

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Make 6 servings.

Italian Rice Balls Recipe

Ingredients:

1. Carolina rice (2lb)
2. ground beef (1lb)
3. eggs (5to6large)
4. grated Romano cheese (1 1/2c)
5. tomatoes sauce (1can)
6. water (6c)
7. milk (2 1/2c)
8. butter (2sticks)
9. flour as needed
10. bread crumbs for cooking rice balls (11/2c)
11. oil for deep frying the rice balls.

Method of preparation:

1. Take a large saucepan, boil rice with water in it. Cook it over low heat until the water is evaporated. Add butter, milk, cheese, and 3 beaten eggs and cook it by stirring until the rice is thick and pasty.

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2. Now place the rice on a flat pan and cool it overnight. Take a pan brown the ground beef in it and drain it. Then add tomato sauce and mix it well.

3. Take a mound of rice in the palm of your hand, make a well in it and fill this well with meat mixture. Cover it with another mound of rice and then shape it into balls. Make more balls like this.

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4. Roll these balls in flour and dip in eggs and coat with breadcrumbs. Now deep fry these balls over medium-high heat until gets golden brown.

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Make about 35 balls.