Turn leftover rice into gluten free arancini balls

Italianophiles Kimberley and Jove to cook, but they ADORE leftovers! Often they cook for the family, but the kids can be fussy because they are still so young…. So there are always leftovers floating around.

One of the best ways to use up leftover risotto or any kind of rice is to make arancini balls with this simpel recipe. Their son is gluten free, so we are dusting in gluten free flour, and coating in GF breadcrumbs. You can also use rice or quinoa flakes.

Normally, arancini are deep fried, but we are using the Philips air fryer to cook them – the texture is nice and crispy all the way around due to the circulating hot air, so no soggy bits! It’s great tasting fried food with up to 80% less fat, so it’s much healthier for the whole family.

Watch us teach Kimberley and Jonathan this recipe on Episode 4 of Kitchen Rescue on TenPlay

5 minute leftover rice n sauce dinner

Leftovers are a big issue in many family fridges – if you’re anything like Kimberley and Jonathan you have bits and pieces of random foods in your fridge. We’re going to show you how to make something special out of them!

Oce of the most common things leftover is sauce – especially from thai curries, stir fries or even pasta sauce or stews. There is so much flavour in these, and it’s shame to waste them. So we love to grab leftover sauce, plus any leftover meats or veg, and cook them up with some rice in a big pot.

To make a super quick 5 minute dinner for your family, grab some pre-steamed rice from the pantry – we’re using the family size pack of Sunrice pre-steamed Brown Rice. Brown rice is a great way to get whole grains into your family diet.

Watch us teach Kimberley and Jonathan this recipe on Episode 4 of Kitchen Rescue on TenPlay

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