Forbidden black rice. It’s as delicious (and nutritious) as it is intriguing.
“Rice can get a bit boring and most rice is quite nutrient-poor. Forbidden black rice, however, is much more nutrient-dense than most rice and has a terrific texture and flavor,” says Wanderlust Hollywood executive chef Seamus Mullen. “This dish combines grass-fed beef and coconut, two excellent sources of healthy fats. It’s a perfect meal to help recover from an intense workout.”
And of course, if you’d prefer your dish meat-free, simply skip the beef.
Forbidden Black Rice
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1 cup black rice, cooked
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp minced shallot
1 tsp rice vinegar
1 tsp coconut flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp yuzu juice mixed with 1 tbsp coconut oil
1/2 steamed baby bok choi
Cilantro to garnish
Optional: Grass-fed beef
In a medium sauce pot, sweat shallots in 1 tbsp coconut oil until transparent, deglaze with rice vinegar.
Add rice and fold in the remaining coconut oil. Fold in coconut flakes, season with salt and pepper. Plate in a bowl and top with bok choi, a drizzle of yuzu, and coconut and sprinkle of cilantro.
If desired, top with grilled grass-fed beef.
Makes 1 serving
Photo by Melissa Ryan
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