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Italian Rice Balls Recipe

Yields1 Serving

 , 2 eggs , 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese , 2 tablespoon Parsley , 1 Teaspoon fresh ground black pepper , 2 cups Chicken mince , 1 cup white rIce , 1& 1/2 cups dried Breadcrumbs , 2 cups olive Oil or 2 cups vegetable Oil , Salt, to taste (recipe originally called for 1 tsp) , 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese, in cubes (optional)

1- In a bowl whisk together the eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley , pepper, and salt; cover and refrigerate. 2- take the chicken and a 1/2 teaspoon of salt into a large saucepan and bring to a boil. 3- Cook the rice 15 minutes. 4- Remove rice from heat and gradually pour in egg mixture , continually stirring rapidly to coat the surface of the rice and prevent the egg from scrambling; and then mix and boiled chicken now wait the mixture to cool in the refrigerator for1 hour. 5- Pour bread crumbs into a shallow dish. 6- dip your hands with water and create 1-inch balls from the rice mixture, then coat each one with bread crumbs. 7- In a fry pan heat the oil . 8- Then Fry the rice ballsuntil light brown. 9- Drain on paper, then serve warm as is or with a bit of sauce. 10- Another nice touch you can use with these is to put a small cube of mozzarella cheese in the middle of each rice ball! and then serve.