Sicilian Rice Balls are one of those Italian Easter Recipes (or Christmas) that’s also great anytime of the year when you need a quick meal on-the-go. History of the Sicilian stuffed rice balls The most widespread theory starts from an analysis of their ingredients and traces their origin back to the High Middle Ages, during the Arab … First, cook your rice by rice cooker or by pot on the stove. With floured hands, divide the rice mixture into 8 or 10 portions and roll each portion into a ball the size of a small orange. Step by Step Instructions to make Sicilian Rice Balls. Poke a hole into the center of each ball with your finger and insert about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mozzarella mixture. These golden stuffed rice balls—which resemble little oranges, or arancini—are a popular street snack in Sicily. Sicilians use Arborio Rice, but for this recipe I used Long Grained Rice. Reshape and smooth the balls … https://www.recipesfromitaly.com/arancini-recipe-sicilian-rice-balls