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Product IDV029
Thai NamePHAK KWANG TUNG (ผักกวางตุ้ง)
Common namePAKCHOY BABY OR PAK CHOI
Scientific NameBrassica pekinensis
Season availabilityYEAR ROUND
Peak PeriodAround year
RemarkASIAN VEGETABLE WITH WHITE STEM AND GREEN LEAVE EACH BOUQET HAS 5 TO 6 STEMS CLUSTERED AROUND THE CENTRE
Nutrition remarkCantonese Vegetables 100 calories 16 g protein, 1.2 g kcal includes Car Bohai Fred de 3.2 g sugar 1.4 g fat, 0.2 g fiber, 9 mg sodium, 1.2 grams.
Preparation and eatingTHIS IS THE MOST POPULAR VARIETY OF CABBAGE EATEN IN THAILAND .DESPITE ITS OTHER NAME CHINESE WHITE CABBAGE PAK CHOI IS NOT UNIFORMLY WHITE . THE RIBBED STEMS ARE A BEAUTIFUL GREENISH WHITE. WHICH STANDS OUT SLARKLY AGAINST THE LUSH DARK GREEN LEAVES .IN THAILAND . CABBAGE IS OFTEN EATEN RAW WITH A CHILLI DIPPING SAUCE AND IS ALSO COOKED IN STIR-FRIES AND SOUPS. PAK CHOI IS USUALLY EITHER THINLY SLICED OR CUT INTO SQUARES AND IS BEST COOKED BRIEFLY.