Steamfresh Mediterranean Vegetable Rice

Birds Eye Steamfresh Mediterranean Vegetable Rice
Looking to bring a little pizzazz to your weeknight dinners? Try something new with Birds Eye Steamfresh Mediterranean Vegetable Rice.

Our Mediterranean vegetable rice contains courgette, red pepper, onion and grilled aubergines that are seasoned to perfection with garlic, basil and oregano. 

All of our Birds Eye vegetable rice is steamed in our unique pyramid steamers and turned into frozen rice, allowing the flavours to infuse gently for an unbelievably tasty rice dish in minutes. You may just have found the perfect accompaniment to your weeknight dinners with this microwavable rice...
 

Preparation

Microwave To Steam Straight From The Freezer.
1. Open the outer bag. Remove the pyramid bag(s) and place with the Green Corner Upwards, unopened, into the microwave. If cooking more than one bag make sure that they are not overlapping and shake the bags halfway through cooking.
Do Not Pierce The Bag. Do Not Microwave The Outer (Printed) Packaging.
2. Microwave on Full Power for:
1 bag: 700W 3 1/2 mins, 800W 3 mins, 900W 3 mins
2 bags: 700W 7 mins, 800W 6 mins, 900W 6 mins
3. Stand for 1 minute. Remove the bag from the microwave, shake, then cut the bag open to serve.
Be Careful! The Contents Will Be Very Hot. Stir Well.
During cooking the bag will slowly inflate as the steam builds up. A special vent in the bag will allow the steam to escape slowly during cooking.

Shallow Fry - From Frozen
Alternatively, Pan cook
Low / Medium heat 5-7 mins
Empty the contents of the bag into a pan.
Add 1-2 tablespoons of water to prevent the rice from sticking to the pan. Heat gently with a lid on to retain moisture. Stir frequently until cooked, adding more water if required.
  • Please ensure food is cooked until piping hot
  • These instructions are guidelines only
  • Do NOT refreeze after defrosting

CAUTION: Do not eat raw, cook before consumption 

Microwave - From Frozen

  • Open the outer bag. Remove the pyramid bag(s) and place with the green corner upwards, unopened, into the microwave. If cooking more than one bag make sure that they are not overlapping and shake the bags halfway through cooking.
  • Do not pierce the bag. Do not microwave the outer (printed) packaging.
  • Full Power.
    1 bag: 650W/B: 4 mins, 750W/D: 3 1/2 mins, 850W/E: 3 mins.
    2 bags: 650W/B: 8 mins, 750W/D: 7 mins, 850W/E: 6 mins.
  • Stand for 1 minute.
  • Remove the bag from the microwave, shake then cut the bag open to serve. Be careful! The contents will be very hot.
  • Stir Well.
  • During cooking the bag will slowly inflate as the steam builds up. A special vent in the bag will allow the steam to escape slowly during cooking.

Alternatively, Pan cook

  • Low/Medium Heat: 5-7 mins.
  • Empty the contents of the bag into a pan.
  • Add 1-2 tablespoons of water to prevent the rice from sticking to the pan.
  • Heat gently with a lid on to retain moisture. Stir frequently until cooked, adding more water if required.
Please ensure food is cooked until piping hot. These instructions are guidelines only. Do NOT refreeze after defrosting.

Storage Instructions

Store in a freezer at -18°C or cooler.

Ingredient Declaration

Cooked Rice (55%) (Water, Rice, Salt)
Vegetables (40%) (Courgette, Red Pepper, Onion, Grilled Aubergine (Aubergine, Sunflower Oil))
Tomato Powder
Sunflower Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Basil
Oregano
Onion Powder
Spices
Garlic Powder

Please, check the ingredients and nutritional values for possible changes on the packaging. Allergens are highlighted in the ingredient list.

Allergen information

None.

Other

Nutritional Information - Adult

Nutritional Information Per 100g:
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Energy
 
(kJ)
501
 
kJ
972
 
kJ
Energy
 
(kcal)
119
 
kcal
231
 
kcal
Fat
 
2.6
 
g
4.9
 
g
of which
 
saturates
0.4
 
g
0.8
 
g
Carbohydrate
 
21
 
g
41
 
g
of which
 
sugars
1.9
 
g
3.6
 
g
Fibre
 
Dietary
1.1
 
g
2.2
 
g
Protein
 
2.3
 
g
4.5
 
g
Salt
 
0.60
 
g
1.1
 
g

Nutrition & Reference Intakes Information

Per pyramid bag (190g) microwaved provides: 

Reference intake of an average adult (8400kJ / 2000kcal)

Average Values per 100g: Energy 501kJ / 119kcal

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