Got any leftover rice? These delicious gluten-free crispy rice arepas and are made to be stuffed with your favorite fillings. Ideal for breakfast & dinner.
In a bowl, mix the cooked rice and masa arepa. Bring the mixture together with your hands, adding water a little at a time until it comes together
Mix in the egg, cheese, salt, and pepper. If mixture seems too dry add water a little a time
Shape dough into round patties
Heat a griddle or a skillet on medium heat. Add nonstick spray
Cook arepas for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Flip over and cook them on the other side until golden
Remove from heat, split and fill
Day old rice is ideal for this recipe