Frieda's Specialty Produce - Garlic Chives

Overview

What is a Garlic Chive?

  • Also known as Nira Grass and Chinese Chives, these foot-long leaves are yellow or dark green, grass-like blades that are pungent and more sharply flavored than domestic chives. They also have a slight garlic flavor. Garlic Chives are native to the cuisines of China and southeast Asia and are commonly used in spring rolls. They are a great substitute to garlic when you don’t feel like crushing and chopping garlic.

How to Eat

  • Use as you would ordinary chives. Add to noodle soups, scrambled eggs or top potatoes and fresh steamed vegetables.

Health Benefits

  • High in fiber and vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose full colored leaves with fresh stems.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate up to 2 days.

Recipes