Black Barley

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  • GTIN #00030004162794
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Black Barley

This barley, with its bran layer intact, cooks up with a glossy, rich black sheen, making it sure to be noticed. This extraordinary grain, not to be confused with similar but highly-glutinous purple barley, has been prized for generations in Ethiopia.


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Pack size: 6/2 lb sleeves
(12 lbs. per case)

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PREPARATION AND COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Stovetop: Bring 5 qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Black Barley, reduce heat and simmer covered for 45 mins. To reduce starch, stir barley before draining excess cooking liquid.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 4½ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Black Barley, steam uncovered for 45 mins. To reduce starch, stir barley before draining excess cooking liquid.
Combi Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 4½ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Black Barley. Cover and cook for 45 mins. at 350° F. To reduce starch, stir barley before draining excess cooking liquid.
Convection Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 4½ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Black Barley. Cover and cook for 45 mins. at 350° F. To reduce starch, stir barley before draining excess cooking liquid.

YIELD: 24 half-cup servings

Cook Time

More than 25 minutes

Ingredients

Black barley

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.

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Grain Origin

Origin dates back to Ethiopia

Chef fact

Incredible for soups and stuffings