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Risotto Cakes

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ne of the great indulgences in life is Risotto. But how about risotto cakes? You take one of the most wonderful foods and you can fry it….Mmm Mmm Good.

Risotto cakes are really easy to make. Make your favorite risotto recipe and chill it, form small patties, coat in panko bread crumbs and fry.

If you don’t have a favorite risotto recipe, I recommend trying Ina Garten’s recipe for Chive Risotto Cakes.

The Recipe

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Chive risotto cakes

Risotto Cakes

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked and chilled Risotto (best if left overnight)
  • 1 cup panko flakes

Instructions

  1. Spread the panko in a shallow dish.

  2. Heat about 2 tablespoons of olive oil on med-high heat. 

  3. Form patties out of the risotto and coat in the panko crumbs. 

  4. Place the patties in the oil and cook for about 3 minutes on each side until the risotto cakes are crisp and golden. 

  5. Drain on paper towel and serve hot. 

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