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Shrimp Arancini or Fritters

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Seafood Shrimp Arancini

Arborio rice fritter with the addition of one or a combination of the following: lobster, crab, shrimp, mushroom
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
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Servings: 12
Calories: 269kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 oz onion diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 2.5 oz parmesan Reggiano Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 oz butter cut into chunks and softened
  • 4 oz shrimp peeled, deveined, washed, chopped fine
  • 36 oz Seafood stock or chicken stock
  • 1 cup bread crumbs panko
  • 2 each eggs whisked with 1 oz of water
  • 3 oz flour
  • 3 oz oil for browning
  • 2 T parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Place 2 T. Butter in saute pan, melt and saute onions for 2 minutes on medium heat
    sauteonion
  • Heat seafood or chicken stock to 190 degrees, have ready before you heat the rice
  • Add 1 Cup of Arborio rice, stir on medium heat for 1 minute
    Shrimp Arancini or Fritters 1
  • Add 6 oz. of hot stock to rice, stir, allow stock to be incorporated into the rice
  • Add minced seafood, stir
  • Add 6 oz. of hot stock to rice, stir, allow the stock to be incorporated into the rice before adding more stock
    add stock
  • Add 6 oz. of hot stock to rice, stir, allow the stock to be incorporated into the rice
  • Check the risotto periodically for tendernous, continuously stirring, as risotto becomes tender you wont add more stock. Adding more stock once tender will make the risotto mushy
    checkingriso
  • Add 6 oz. of hot stock to rice, stir, allow the stock to be incorporated into the rice
    steps to risotto
  • Once the risotto is tender add butter, parsley, parmesan cheese if the rice isnt tender add more stock and not the butter, parsley, parmsan. This is the final step to completion
    butteraddtoriso
  • Add parsley, parmesan cheese if the rice isn't tender add more stock and not the butter, parsley, parmesan. This is the final step to completion
    finishrisotto

Arancini Process for Making Balls and Breading

  • Scoop Risotto mixture into balls
    scoopballs
  • Cool, round in between hands to form
    roundballs
  • Bread balls in seasoned flour, whipped egg, seasoned panko bread crumbs
    breading
  • Lay breaded balls on tray
    breaded balls
  • Brown Balls in a saute pan with 3 oz of oil, heat on medium high heat until golden brown
    goldenballs
  • Serve Arancinis with Seasoned Tomato Sauce
Nutrition Facts
Seafood Shrimp Arancini
Amount Per Serving (2 oz)
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 39mg13%
Sodium 539mg23%
Potassium 134mg4%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 218IU4%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 130mg13%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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