Air Fried Arancini

Arancini, The Fried Rice Balls

Fried balls, the best use for leftover risotto
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3
Author Florita Balaskantha


  • 300 g Leftover risotto
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 70 g breadcrumbs add extra if needed


  1. Add ΒΌ of the beaten egg into the risotto along with about 20-30g of breadcrumbs, depending on how moist the risotto mixture is

  2. Mix them all together to get a thicker mixture

  3. Shape them into balls

  4. Dip the rice balls into the beaten egg first and coat them evenly without breaking

  5. Now roll the balls in a dish with breadcrumbs and cover them evenly

  6. Leave it in the fridge for at least 1 hour to harden

  7. Place the risotto balls on a grill tray in the Air fryer

  8. Spray them with oil

  9. Cook them in the Air fryer for about 15 to 20 minutes