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