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Chinese White Radish (Daikon Radish)

This large white radish adds flavor to everything from salads to stir-fries


Chinese White Radish (Daikon Radish, Lo Bak)
Rhonda Parkinson
Resembling a large white carrot, Chinese white radish has a much stronger flavor than small, round red radishes. While Daikon is a popular salad ingredient in Japan, in China it is more commonly used in cooking, both in stir-frying and slow cooked dishes. It is also pickled. Turnip cake is a popular cake during Chinese New Year season.

Nutritionally speaking, Chinese white radish is a good source of Vitamin C and is very low in calories.

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