Arancini are a classic Italian dish made of deep-fried risotto balls. They can be filled with a variety of ingredients, from cheeses and meats to vegetables and more, and they are usually served as an appetizer or a side dish.
The crispy, golden-brown exterior and the ooey-gooey filling make them a popular treat, and they can be enjoyed with a variety of sauces and dips. With our collection of 17 Best Arancini Recipes, you'll be able to whip up a delicious platter of these deep-fried treats for your next gathering.
Whether you are looking for something traditional or a twist on the classic dish, you'll find something to tantalize your taste buds in this collection of recipes.
Gonna Want Seconds
Air Fryer Arancini
These air fryer arancini have a crisp and crunchy shell, stuffed with creamy risotto and gooey cheese, and they're about to be your new family FAVE!
These arancini are super easy to make if you have leftover risotto. Otherwise, you’ll have the step of cooking the Arborio rice before you can make the arancini, but you can do that step ahead of time as well making last minute prep a breeze.
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Zen and Spice
Air Fryer Crab & Parmesan Arancini
Craving something crunchy and cheesy? Try this Air Fryer Crab & Parmesan Arancini recipe for a delicious and unique twist on a classic Italian dish. Our recipe is quick and easy, and uses air-frying instead of deep-frying to make a healthier version of the traditional Italian rice balls. Crispy on t...
This Arancini recipe is pure appetizer perfection. Lightly fried to golden perfection. We love filling them with good-quality prosciutto and mozzarella. Small peas and meat sauce are a popular filling, too. These are perfect by themselves, but they are great with marinara for dipping, too. Pure del...
10-ingredient vegan arancini with cauliflower rice, sun-dried tomatoes, and basil. Inspired by an Italian dish that's typically cooked rice stuffed with cheese and fried, only my version is healthier and veganized!
Serve savory Prosciutto-and Provolone-stuffed Arancini for lunch or dinner. As the name suggests, these Italian rice balls are stuffed with aged provolone and prosciutto and are a terrifice use for leftover risotto.
These mini baked Italian rice balls are made with brown rice, chicken sausage, spinach and mozzarella cheese. Served with some warm marinara sauce, they make the perfect finger foods for the Holiday season or any time you want to serve appetizers.