Frieda's Specialty Produce - Durian

Overview

What is a Durian?

  • This fruit can reach the size of a basketball and is oval with a thorny, green to brownish skin. The interior sections contain thick, yellow, soft, sweet flesh, but it has a really foul smell. Only available in frozen or canned form in the U.S.

How to Eat

  • Enjoy pulp alone or deep fry, use in cake, candy, ice cream, or drink recipes. But beware of the awful odor!

Health Benefits

  • Durian is low in cholesterol and sodium.

How to Choose

  • Select unblemished, whole fruits.

How to Store

  • Keep frozen or defrost and refrigerate up to 3 days. If fresh, keep at room temperature up to 5 days.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Thailand

Recipes