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Mushroom risotto balls

300 Batch Size
3 Portion per Batch
Quantity
(A)
Unit Ingredients
2 gallon chicken stock
4 T olive oil
6 each onion, finely diced
6 cloves garlic, crushed
12 each  portobello mushrooms, wiped clean and diced
1 quart arborio rice
1 quart grated parmesan cheese
2 cups AP flour
 1/4 cups procaine powder
10 each eggs, beaten
1 pint breadcrumbs, fine
1 gallon Oil for frying

Place chicken stock in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, cover and keep at a low simmer. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat; add onion, chopped mushrooms, garlic, and sweat.  Reduce heat to low, add rice and stir for until evenly coated with oil. Add warm stock and stir occasionally until rice is al dente. Add more stock or water if rice is sticking, but mixture should be slightly drier than regular risotto. Add parmesan and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cool completely.

Roll 1oz of risotto into balls and dust in flour, and procaine powder, shaking off excess. Dip into beaten egg and then breadcrumbs. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

fry risotto balls for 2-3 minutes or until golden. Drain on absorbent paper and place in oven to keep warm.

***** The recipes are also listed in oz but remember that this is cooking and it’s all about how it taste so us it more as a guide line for what to use**** These are my ideas and recipes and have been tested by me at NECI. Enjoy them.****** If you are wanting to scale the recipe up or down please see my post about recipe conversion which can be found by clicking on the link*****

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4 Comments on “Mushroom risotto balls”

  1. Savory Simple November 12, 2011 at 11:34 am #

    I have always wanted to try making these but I never seem to have any leftover risotto.

    • Grant Klover November 12, 2011 at 11:37 am #

      Simple just make fresh risotto…. or make extra risotto so that you know you will have enough to make them when you want to. Risotto also freezes well

  2. leaf52 November 15, 2011 at 10:48 am #

    What is Procaine powder? What can I use as a substitute?

    • Grant Klover November 15, 2011 at 3:40 pm #

      It’s mushroom powder, and as for a sub in I’m not sure

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