Fried Rice Appetizers

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Locrio de Salchichas y Gandules Verdes con Coco a great Dominican favorite

This is a very simple recipe that you can make from scratch or use some leftover rice to make it. We have actually done it both ways, tasty every time.

This particular day we had some leftover dry-fruit rice from the day before, so we decided to fry it and eat it a different way from the day before.

A while ago I had shared with you what we do with leftover Spaghetti "Fried Spaghetti (Arañitas)", it's a similar process, a different result and two very yummy simple appetizers or snacks to share with your family.

Ready in: 30 Min (10m prep, 20m cook) | Serves: 4 - 6 | Complexity: Medium
 
Ingredients
  • 3 Cups cooked rice (any style)
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp Parmigiano cheese (Parmesan)
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Additional seasoning (Optional, depending on rice)
  • Frying oil
Fried Rice - Mixing rice with eggs Fried Rice - The mix ready to be fried Fried Rice - Kira enjoying her snack as usual
It's a simple process, mix ingredients, fry balls/patties and eat.

Directions
  1. In a large bowl beat eggs, if using any seasoning while beating
  2. Add cooked rice and all cheese
  3. Mix well.
  4. If you have a deepfryer add oil and turn it on, if you are like me add oil to a frying pan and place on medium to high heat
  5. After oil is hot, make small balls or spoon patties and fry until golden brown, make sure to adjust the heat as needed so the patties do not burn.
  6. Remove from frying pan and place on paper towel for a few minutes before plating for serving.
We like to serve it with different types of cheese.

Enjoy!
 
Jay
Author: Jay
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