Frieda's Specialty Produce Chinese Radish

Overview

What is a Chinese Radish?

  • Asia has many varieties of radishes but only 2 of them are common in the United States. One of them is the Chinese radish, or lo bok. It is shorter and fatter than the Japanese daikon and can range in length from 12 to 20 inches. It has a crisp texture and a sharp radish flavor. Lo bok is more popular in Korean and Japanese cuisines than in Chinese cuisines. Radishes are commonly served with fried foods as they are thought to aid in digesting oils.

How to Eat

  • Use chopped or grated in salads, soups, and stir-fry. Commonly served raw with fried foods.

Health Benefits

  • Used as a digestive aid.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm radishes.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate up to 1 week.

Recipes