Arborio Rice

NUTRITIONAL INFO

Serving Size 50 g

  Average Quantity
Per Serving
Average Quantity
Per 100 g
 
Energy760 kJ1520 kJ
Protein3.5 g7.0 g
 
Fat, total0.5 g1.0 g
- saturated0.5 g1.0 g
Carbohydrates40.0 g80.0 g
- sugars0.5 g1.0 g
 
Sodium3 mg5 mg

INGREDIENTS

Arborio Rice. Preservative Free. Vegan.

ALLERGENS

No known allergens. This product may contain traces of allergens due to possible cross-contamination.

PRODUCT ORIGIN

Product of Italy


SKU #:

40317

Arborio Rice

$0.75/100g

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Arborio Rice is traditionally used for risotto, but it is also delicious in soups and rice cakes.

This variety of white rice expands when cooked to produce a light fluffy grain that absorbs the flavours it is cooked with beautifully. It has a natural nutty flavour and fresh aroma.


How to Use:

Beyond classic risottos, Arborio rice can be used in soups, pilaf, and even Spanish paella or creamy cinnamon rice pudding. Pre-cooked risotto makes wonderful light patties – try them with fish and Thai spice; chilli and chicken; or fresh herbs, sweet potato and caramelised onion. Some delectable Risottos are pumpkin and asparagus; mushrooms; chicken or seafood. For something spectacular on a special occasion try with black squid ink. Wonderful dessert risottos can be created with chocolate and berries, figs and almonds or orange marmalade.

To cook Arborio for risotto heat a little oil and butter in a pan. Sautee onion and garlic (if required) before adding rice – moving it around pan constantly for a few minutes until rice is just translucent. Add 1 ½ cups of hot stock (or water), adjust heat to simmer and stir until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Continue adding stock (1/2 a cup at a time) and stirring until risotto is creamy and tender, about 15 minutes. Serve savoury risottos with plenty of cracked black pepper, fresh herbs and aged parmesan.

Storage:

Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. Refrigeration recommended in warm climates.

Shelf Life:

Up to 18 months when stored as above. See Best Before date.

Images for illustrative purposes only.

Product: #55436