How to make Sicilian Arancini, recipe by Santy
2 liters of water
a kilo of arborio rice
a saffron sachet
a little nutmeg
Cook the rice with all the ingredients.
As soon as the rice is ready, let it cool in a pan.
Ingredients of ragout :
1 kg minced meat
200 ml of wine
700 ml tomato sauce
For the various toppings, use ham and mozzarella cheese or salmon, mozzarella cheese and pistachio.
The ragout is prepared a day ahead.
Cut the carrots, onion and celery, add minced meat, peas, and cook with olive oil, blend with a little wine.
Add the peas and tomato sauce, with 3 glasses of water, then put salt, pepper.
Must cook until reduced.
As soon as it’s cold, I form the condiment balls.
Form the arancini by wetting your hands with water, put the sauce and close the arancini.
After doing all of them,
make a batter of water and flour, dip them in the batter and then in the breadcrumbs.
Fry in hot peanut oil.