French Emmental meatballs (arancini)

Treat yourself to these delicious arancini-style French Emmental meatballs, this Sicilian specialty.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 50 cl of vegetable broth
  • 280 g long brown rice
  • 50 g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon of starch potatoes
  • 1/2 bunch of parsley
  • 80 g Emmental, diced
  • 80 g breadcrumbs
  • spices of your choice
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

French Emmental meatballs (arancini)

- In a sauté pan, pour the boiling vegetable broth, add the rice and the butter. Cook until the liquid is completely absorbed. Pour into a salad bowl, leave to cool, add the eggs, starch, parsley previously minced, then season to taste.

- Shape the balls in the palm of your hands: take a little rice, dig slightly, add the cheese in the middle and close the ball.

Then roll the arancini in breadcrumbs.

- In a deep fryer or a pan, fry the meatballs.

Chef's BBA

If the meatballs are difficult to form, feel free to add a little more cornstarch, season accordingly.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: F. Hamel

Video: Easy Arancini. Gordon Ramsay (June 2021).