Frieda's Specialty Produce - Daikon

Overview

What is a Daikon?

  • Daikon, or Japanese radish, is one of two Asian radishes popular in the U.S. (the other being Lo Bok). Daikon is a member of the turnip family, but looks more like a large white carrot. it has a sharp yet sweet flavor and crispy radish-like texture.

How to Eat

  • Use fresh, sliced or grated in salads, or steam and use for a vegetable.

Health Benefits

  • Daikon is high in vitamin C and calcium, and contains several antioxidants. Raw Daikon also contains healthy digestive enzymes that help the body process proteins, oil, fat and carbohydrates.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm radishes with no blemishes.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate up to 7 days.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.

Recipes