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.
- 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.