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Lotus Foods Organic Forbidden Rice 15 oz Bag


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Organic Forbidden Rice 15 oz Bag

The Emperor's Exclusive Grain, Imported from China

For increased health and longevity. Legend tells us that this ancient grain was once eaten exclusively by the Emperors of China. Our most popular rice is fabled to enrich health and ensure longevity. This medium-size heirloom rice is treasured for its delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture and beautiful deep purple color. Forbidden Rice contains a class of flavonoid antioxidants called anthocyanins and, according to Chinese herbal medicine, is considered to be a blood tonifier. A striking presence on any plate, this once forbidden indulgence is now a wholesome everyday rice. It pairs beautifully with all cuisines use it steamed plain, in a pilaf, stir-fry, salad or pudding.


100% Organic Black Rice. Product of China.

Suggested Use

Preparation Combine 1 cups water, 1 cup rice and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand covered for a few minutes. Fluff & serve. A rice cooker may be used with the same water-to-rice ratio. 1 cup raw rice yields 3 cups cooked rice.

  • Cooks in only 30 minutes
  • 100% Certified Organic
  • Whole grain and heart healthy
  • High in manganese, magnesium, molybdenum and phosphorus
  • Good source of protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates
  • Good source of protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates
  • Non-GMO
  • Vegan

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/3 cup Servings Per Container: 7

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value***

Calories 200

Calories From Fat 20

Total Fat 2 g 3%

Saturated Fat 0 g 0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg 0%

Sodium 0 mg 0%

Potassium 175 mg 4%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g 14%

Dietary Fiber 3 g 10%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 6 g 13%

Vitamin A 0%

Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 0%

Iron 4%

Manganese 120%

Magnesium 20%

Phosphorus 20%

Molybdenum 35%

Selenium 4%

Zinc 8%

***Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Warnings:Keep out of reach of children. See product label for more information.