Aug 172011

[photo-chinese green radish green carrot]

Ingredient Name: Green Radish (also called Chinese Radish, Japanese Radish, or Green Carrot)

Ingredient Name in Chinese: 青蘿蔔 (qíng luó bo)


  • Green radish is a large edible vegetable root that can be between 6 – 14 inches long.
  • It has a thin outer skin with mildly flavored firm green flesh inside.
  • Green radish can be stored for several weeks if kept in a dry cool place.

Green Radish Benefits and Uses:

  • Green radish is a common food ingredient in Asian cooking. They can be used in soups and stews.
  • When cooked, green radish produces a mild distinct flavor.
  • Green radish is high in fiber and low in fats and calories.
  • Green radish has been said to aid with digestion.
  • See a list of soup recipes using green radish.


  • Rinse under cool water to wash away sand or any dirt debris before peeling the skin.
  • Cut and discard both ends of the green radish.

Where to Buy:

  • Green radish can be purchased in Asian supermarkets.

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