Nerone Italian Black Rice

Nerone Italian Black Rice

Item # 16316-6/2 lbs.


Features

  • High starch release lends itself well to desserts, quiches and risottos
  • Texture works well with timbales or molds
  • Natural black color bleeds into a dark indigo colored sauce, coating the still al dente rice
  • Pairs well with fruits
  • To maintain visual integrity in a recipe, consider adding colorful ingredients at end of cooking or plating when possible (indigo color will transfer otherwise)
  • Richness of rice pairs well with bold flavors
 

Ingredients

Medium grain black rice

Pack Size

6/2 lb. sleeves = 12 lbs. per case

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.

 

Preparation and Cooking Instructions

Stovetop: Bring 2¼ qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included), reduce heat and simmer covered for 40 mins.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 1¾ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included), steam uncovered for 50 mins.
Combi Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 2 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included). Cover and cook for 40 mins. at 350° F.
Convection Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 2 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included). Cover and cook for 40 mins. at 350° F.

Yield: 30 half-cup servings.