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Bacon Broccoli Cheese Arancini Recipe

Bacon Broccoli Cheese Arancini Recipe

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How To Make Bacon Broccoli Cheese Arancini

Every bite of this treat is bursting with bacon, broccoli, and cheese. This arancini recipe is a great appetizer to try at your next party.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3cupswhite rice,cooked
  • ¼cupbacon crumbles,cooked
  • 10ozfrozen broccoli in cheese sauce,(1 package), cooked in the microwave according to package instructions
  • 4ozsharp cheddar cheese,cut into ½-inch cubes
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 2cupswhite flour
  • 3eggs
  • 2cupsbread crumbs
  • canola oil,for frying
  • marinara sauce,for dipping


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the rice, bacon, and broccoli/cheese. Leave the cubed cheese separate.

  2. Place in the fridge to chill enough to be able to handle.

  3. Place flour, eggs, and bread crumbs into three separate small bowls.

  4. Once rice mixture is chilled, take a small amount and add a cube of cheese to the middle. Keeping the cheese in the middle, top with more rice to create a ball, approximately 2 inches in size.

  5. Press together firmly to make sure it holds its shape. Dip into the flour and coat completely. Next coat in egg, using a fork to allow the excess to shake off, then dredge in the bread crumbs, coating completely. lay on a plate and repeat with the rest of the rice.

  6. Heat 3 inches of canola oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F, Once hot, cook the rice balls in batches until fully browned.

  7. Serve with marinara sauce for dipping. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 411.11kcal
  • Fat: 8.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.59g
  • Fiber: 2.09g
  • Sugar: 1.67g
  • Protein: 12.40g
  • Cholesterol: 51.18mg
  • Sodium: 316.22mg
  • Calcium: 123.31mg
  • Potassium: 206.18mg
  • Iron: 1.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 49.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.07mg
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