Forbidden Rice (Chinese Black Rice)

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In


"This rice is similar in texture to red or brown rice, with a chewiness to it. I use Lotus Foods brand, which can be found in natural food stores or larger supermarkets. This recipe is adapted from the Lotus Foods website. Great side for salmon or chicken."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (215 g)
  • Calories 148.7
  • Total Fat - 10.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 22.9 mg
  • Sodium - 562.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
  • Sugars - 1.5 g
  • Protein - 2.8 g
  • Calcium - 35.3 mg
  • Iron - 1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

In a large, heavy saucepan with a lid, melt butter over medium-high heat and saute onion until clear; add garlic, rice, half of the lime zest and 1 3/4 cups broth (or water) and bring to a boil.

Step 2

Reduce to a simmer and cover pan. Cook for about 60 minutes or until rice is soft but not mushy. Check and stir occasionally and add more broth if needed.

Step 3

Fluff rice when done and stir in remaining lime zest and Sambal Oelek to taste. Rice will be consistency of risotto.

Tips & Variations


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