Deconstructed Arroz Con Pollo

Here's our recipe for a deconstructed arroz con pollo. The panko crusted chicken is nicely complemented with our Mindanao black rice. Enjoy!     INGREDIENTS: 1 C Social Products Mindanao black rice 1 C green lentils 2 lbs chicken wings (or pieces of your choice) 2 C panko flakes (in a bowl, seasoned with salt and pepper) 2 C flour (in a bowl) 2 eggs (in a bowl, scrambled) 1/4 C butter 1/4 C extra virgin olive oil Salt, Pepper 1 C ‘mojo’ or any store bought garlic base marinade 2 bouillon cubes 5 garlic cloves (minced) 1 bunch baby kale 3 sprigs cilantro, chopped, for garnish *Optional Crema: Mix 1 C greek yogurt with a splash of calamansi (or...

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How To Cook Black Rice

During our demo samplings with our Social Products Mindanao black rice, we often get questions from new customers on how to cook black rice. We have step by step instructions on our box, and we suggest cooking it like one would cook brown rice since they both have that outer bran layer versus polished white rice that absorbs more water and takes a little longer to cook. Below are the steps we take to cook black rice, whether via rice cooker or stove top. *Optional: Prior to cooking, we often soak our rice for 30 minutes, which helps the rice grains separate, cook lighter and fluffier, and even cook a few minutes faster.   RICE COOKER:   1. Rinse and...

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