Organic Black Rice

£0.65 per 100g

Organic black rice is the most nutritious rice you can get, it has the highest protein, the lowest carbs, and the lowest calories compared to other rice. Black rice is rich in fibre, it is packed full of vitamins and nutrients and contains a powerful antioxidant called anthocyanin. With a nutty, earthy yet very subtle, slightly sweet flavour, black rice can be used for both sweet and savoury dishes including porridge, desserts and the traditional Chinese black rice cake.

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In Ancient China, it was believed that black rice was “superior” to other types of rice due to its rich health benefits and powerful medicinal properties. It is said that common people were forbidden from growing or eating it, earning its very popular label, ‘forbidden black rice’.

Cooking Instructions:

1. Add to pan and bring to a boil over a medium to high heat. 2. Reduce heat, cover and cook for up to 45 minutes. 3. Take off the heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes 4. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Nutritional Information:

Typical values (per 100g)

Energy kcals 346

Energy kj 1463

Protein 9.8g

Fat 3.1g

of which Saturates 0.8g

Carbohydrates 67.6g

of which sugars 0.9g

Fibre 3.9g

Salt Trace

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Please know that we do everything we can to avoid cross contamination. However, due to the nature of selling unpacked goods, we cannot guarantee everything nut free or gluten free.