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Rice Patties

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great way to use leftover rice and any leftover meat, too!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 134 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 small patties)

Directions

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  1. Mix rice, onion, Cheddar cheese, egg, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, black pepper, parsley, and onion powder by hand in a bowl.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  3. From rice mixture into 4 small patties.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry patties in hot oil until lightly browned, about 5 minutes per side.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Can add leftover meat (about 2/3 cup) such as shredded beef, pork, chicken, or ground beef.
  • Use whatever type of cheese you like.
  • Be careful when flipping; they sometimes break, but still are tasty!
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 134 calories; 7.2 g fat; 12.8 g carbohydrates; 4.6 g protein; 54 mg cholesterol; 208 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I'm no expert, but I added another egg, more cheese, and a bit of flour to help keep them together. Also, you can use a more sticky rice to help. It's incredibly important that you do not flip t...

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I followed the directions, I swear. This was just okay but I ended up pitching them as they weren't worth saving. My daughter likened them to dog biscuits. The dog thought they were just o...

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I'm no expert, but I added another egg, more cheese, and a bit of flour to help keep them together. Also, you can use a more sticky rice to help. It's incredibly important that you do not flip t...

These were delicious, but they are really, REALLY hard to keep together, hence the 4 star rating. I used leftover yellow rice, so that added a nice flavor to these. I am wondering what I can add...

I baked mines in the oven like you would do macaroni & cheese & it turned out perfect... When I heated leftovers up I fried it with olive oil to brown it as directed in this recipe

I followed some of the other suggestions and added another egg and added some flour. When I started to form the patties I was a little concerned I hadn't added enough flour because they didn't ...

Great recipie! Last day before payday so I used what I had on hand. Arborio rice, mozzarella, parm and gluten free Italian bread crumbs. Seasoned the rice with garlic powder, onion powder, salt ...

My husband is not a big rice fan but he asked me to make it again. So, why only 4 stars? This is like making potato latkes. You need flour to hold it together. I still only used one egg and did ...

I added basil instead of oregano, made a double batch and added about 1/4 cup extra of cheese. My rice was a few days old so I worked slowly to keep the patties together. My husband asked me wh...

Had loads of rice left over when I read this recipe so I tried it out. Really easy to prepare and delicious. I'm going to add some finely chopped smoked bacon lardons next time.

I made it the traditional way it was ok then made it a second time buy changing parsley to cilantro and pepper to cumin and cheese to mexican blend baked it with extra cheese on top. At 400 for...