Bitter Melon 苦瓜
Hong Kong

  • $19


Sold as single piece of ~300g / 10.6 oz


The Bitter Melon (also known as Bitter Gourd, Bitter Squash or Goya) has a firm exterior covered in bumps, with flesh that tastes like a mixture of cucumbers and under-ripened melons. It is prized for its distinctively bitter flavor, and is typically used in Chinese stir-fries (often with pork) & soups. To reduce its bitterness, remove its inner seeds & rind

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
Bitter Melons are best paired with:

Health Benefits

  • Maintains Weight Gain: Bitter Melon contains conjugated linoleic acid, which studies have shown to help block unwanted increases in fat from your diet, as well as plenty of dietary fiber to keep you satiated!
  • Nutrient-Rich: Bitter Melon is rich in vitamins (especially C, which helps your skin & overall well-being, as well as B2 which aids in fat loss) and minerals needed for a balanced diet
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.