JOB'S TEARS (Coix Seed) - Kosher/Gluten Free

Job's Tears
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JOB'S TEARS (Coix Seed) - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

Job’s Tears (Coixseed)is a uniquely shaped and colorful heirloom grain that originated in Asia and Africa. Job’s Tears is named so because of the teardrop shape it portrays and is one of the few non hybridized grains available today. Higher in its protein to carbohydrate ratio, it is high in potassium, iron, calcium and fiber and low in fat. Centuries old members of the grass family, Job’s Tears, when polished resemble a giant pearl barley. Its grains offer a creamy, sweet flavor with a chewy texture that is delightful in salads, pilafs, soups and sides. Also known as Chinese Pearl Barley or Adlay.

Job's Tears can be cooked, toasted and then pureed and mixed with your choice of breadcrumbs and herbs. Shape into miniature cakes for a tasty and nutritious appetizer!

Ingredient Statement:

Coixseed.

Job's Tears can be served as is, in place of rice in Asian stir-frys or in place of barley in soups, salads, chili and stuffing. Their subtle nutty flavor is great with fresh veggies and dried fruit such as cherries or cranberries. Serve hot as a side dish with hearty mushrooms or cold for full whole grain flavor. They are less sticky than either rice or barley. Combine with rice or other grains for a delicious salad.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Prepare Job’s Tears in salted boiling water — just like other grains.

Product Description

Job’s Tears is a uniquely shaped and colorful heirloom grain that originated in Asia and Africa. Job’s Tears is named so because of the teardrop shape it portrays and is one of the few non hybridized grains available today. Higher in its protein to carbohydrate ratio, it is high in potassium, iron, calcium and fiber and low in fat. Centuries old members of the grass family, Job’s Tears, when polished resemble a giant pearl barley. Its grains offer a creamy, sweet flavor with a chewy texture that is delightful in salads, pilafs, soups and sides. Also known as Coixseed, Chinese Pearl Barley or Adlay.

Physical

Color: Creamy white with tan.

Flavor: Warm, nutty, slightly sweet.

Size: Tear drop shaped seed resembling pearled barley.

Chemical

Moisture: 15%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Coixseed.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 6 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources.  Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size about 1/4 cup (45g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 10
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 3g  
Protein 5g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.