Chef Eddie Russell utilizes leftovers from his Risotto and Pickled Shrimp recipes to create these rice balls.
Recipe courtesy of Eddie Russell
Show: Belly Up!
Episode: Uncorked
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Pickled Shrimp and Sea Island Red Pea Arancini
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fork-mashed cooked Sea Island red peas or French lentils
  • 6 large pickled shrimp or cooked shrimp, drained and chopped 
  • 1 gallon canola oil or other high-heat oil such as vegetable oil or safflower oil 
  • 2 cups leftover risotto 
  • 2 large eggs, whisked 
  • 1/4 cup lightly seasoned all-purpose flour 
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs 

Directions

Mix the peas and shrimp together to form a homogeneous mixture. Set aside.

Heat the oil in large pot over medium heat until a deep-frying thermometer inserted in the oil reaches 350 degrees F.

While oil is heating, divide the risotto into 4 equal portions. Rolling in your hands, form a tight ball of risotto. With your thumb, make a deep indention. Fill with a pinch of shrimp and pea mixture, pinching the sides of risotto ball to close the opening. Roll gently until you form a firm ball. Repeat with the remaining risotto and shrimp and pea mixture.

Add the whisked eggs to a small bowl, the flour to another and the panko to a third. Dip each ball in the egg, then the flour, and then the panko, shaking in the panko to fully coat.

Carefully add each arancini to the hot oil, cooking until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain and serve immediately.

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