Cheesy bacon and rice croquettes. Dip your hands into a bowl of water, then grab a handful of the rice and firmly press into a ball. Bacon and rice croquettes (crispy rice balls) use leftover rice and turn them into cheesy and tasty snacks. They can be done in the air fryer in no time!
As a newlywed, I used to agonize over meal preparation. Now I enjoy trying new recipes, and some – like this tasty side dish – turn out to be very popular with my family. Repeat using remaining rice mixture and cheese. You can have Cheesy bacon and rice croquettes using 8 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Cheesy bacon and rice croquettes
- Prepare 2 cups of rice cooked.
- You need 1/3 cup of crisp bacon bits.
- You need 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.
- It’s 3/4 cup of panko breadcrumb.
- You need 2 of eggs.
- It’s of Olive oil spray.
- You need 2 tbsp of scallions chopped.
- You need of Teriyaki sauce or unagi sauce for drizzling optional.
Toss croquettes in flour (shake away excess flour). Dip into combined eggs and milk, and toss in the breadcrumbs. Just before serving, fry croquettes in hot oil until browned. Drain on absorbent paper and serve. *Pre-cook your bacon or use microwave bacon for extra time saving. *Add your favorite chopped vegetables to the rice, any of your favorites taste great!
Cheesy bacon and rice croquettes step by step
- Line the fryer basket with grill mat or a sheet of lightly greased aluminum foil..
- In a large bowl, mix together rice, bacon, cheese, eggs, and half of the panko breadcrumbs. Take about two tablespoonful of the mixture and form them into balls..
- Put rest of the panko breadcrumbs in a shallow plate. Lightly roll the rice balls in the breadcrumbs to coat. Then, put the rice balls inside the fryer basket..
- Spritz the rice balls with some olive oil and air fry at 360F (180C) for about 10-12 minutes, shake the basket once in the middle, until the surface is golden brown..
I'd give them a quick saute before adding. Cheesy Chicken Bacon and Rice Casserole. Crisp, crunchy bacon and cheese croquettes. I've always loved croquettes since the first time I tasted one as a young teen. We went to a market/festival of some type and my mom bought me a proper Dutch "Kroket" from a big, tall man with flaming red hair.