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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 (Coix seed)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 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:

Coix Seed.

 

 

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 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: Teardrop-shaped seed resembling pearled barley.

Chemical

Moisture: 15%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Coix Seed.

Allergen Statement

Contains no allergens.

Packaging & Storage

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

Packaging: Polybag 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.

 

Nutritional Panel for Job's Tears