Lo Bok - Daikon
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  • Lo Bok is also known as Daikon, Daikon Radish or White Radish.
  • Visually they have the appearance of a large, white carrot.
  • The flavour is similar to a mild radish.
  • The flesh is crisp and perfect for adding crunch to a salad or stir-fry.
  • Popular particularly in Japanese cuisine.
  • Lo Bok is very low in calories and is a good source of vitamin C.
  • Use in salads raw either sliced or grated.
  • Holds up well in dishes with a long cooking time.

Health Benefits

Lo Bok is an excellent source of vitamin C and dietary fibre.

100g of Lo Bok (Daikon) yields the following:

  • Calories – 18
  • Total Carbs – 4.1g
  • Protein – 0.6g
  • Dietary Fibre – 1.6g
  • Vitamin C – 27% of DV
  • Calcium – 3% of DV
  • Iron – 3% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Selecting tips

  • Select Lo Bok which are firm and heavy.
  • Free from any sign of mould or soft areas.

Storage tips

  • Scrub in running water to clean and peel before using.
  • Store Lo Bok in a sealed plastic bag or container, in the fridge to maintain high humidity.
  • Should keep for up to 2 weeks.

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