Servings: 2

Cooking Time: xx



400g cooked rice

25g breadcrumbs, plus an extra 200g for breading

2 tbsp flour, plus an extra 2 tbsp for breading

1 tbsp cornstarch, plus an extra 3 tbsp for breading

1 chopped bell pepper

1 chopped onion

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp red chilli flakes

5 chopped mozzarella cheese sticks

A little water for the breading

Salt and pepper for seasoning



Place the cooked rice into a bowl and mash with a fork. Place to one side

Take a saucepan and add the oil, salting the onion and peppers until they’re both soft

Add the chilli flakes and a little salt and combine

Add the mixture to the mashed rice and combine

Add the 2 tbsp flour and 1 tbsp cornstarch, along with the 25g breadcrumbs and combine well

Use your hands to create balls with the mixture

Stuff a piece of the mozzarella inside the balls and form around it

Take a bowl and add the rest of the flour, corn starch and a little seasoning, with a small amount of water to create a thick batter

Take another bowl and add the rest of the breadcrumbs

Dip each rice ball into the batter and then the breadcrumbs

Preheat the air fryer to 220ºC

Cook for 6 minutes, before shaking and cooking for another 6 minutes