Frieda's Specialty Produce Chinese Broccoli

Overview

What is a Chinese Broccoli?

  • Also known as Chinese kale or broccoli, gai lan is longer, leafier and has a sharper flavor than common broccoli. It is similar in flavor to rapini or broccoli raab. It can have clusters of white flowers and is entirely edible.

How to Eat

  • Native to Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines. The Cantonese style is to chop, stir-fry and serve with oyster sauce, or cook as you would common broccoli.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose tight heads with crisp leaves.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate in plastic wrap up to 1 week.

Recipes