Organic Black Rice

from 38.75

Also known as “Forbidden Rice” or “Emperor’s Rice.” Black Rice is an unpolished whole grain with a nutty flavor. It has very high levels of antioxidants and fiber, and packs superior nutritional values.

What makes it unique?

  • Contains the highest amounts of protein, fiber, and antioxidants compared to other rice varieties
  • Has a beautiful and stunning black-purple color from a pigment called anthocyanin, which has potent antioxidant properties
  • Can be used in salads, nourish rice bowls, or as a side dish
  • Its nickname comes from being exclusive to the royal family in ancient China due to its nutritional superiority.

 

Find out more information about Humble Market’s Organic Black Rice below.

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Net Weight

1kg, 500g, 250g

Personal Wellness Benefits

  1. Anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic – Black rice contains anthocyanins and that is what gives it its black color. Anthocyanins have anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties that may aid in preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, as well as loss of vision
  2. Rich in antioxidants – Antioxidants present in black rice protect the body from free radicals that cause oxidative stress to the body.

Environmental Wellness Benefits

  1. Plastic-free Packaging
  2. Plastic-free Shipping

Ingredients

100% gluten-free black rice

Serving Suggestions

Black Rice can be incorporated into your burritos, wraps, or salad bowls. Black Rice is also relatively sticky when freshly cooked, so it can be a great alternative to your plain white sticky rice.

How to cook

Step 1: Combine 1 cup of black rice and 1 3/4 – 2 1/4 cups of water.

Step 2: Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

Step 3: Cover, reduce the heat to low and simmer until the rice is tender. 30-35 mins.

Step 4: Remove from the heat and let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Storage Instructions

Place in an airtight container in a cool and dark place.

Shelf-life

2 years if stored in the refrigerator or freezer.

Origin

Philippines

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