Chinese Chives 九菜
China

  • $12


Sold in a pack of ~300g / 10.6 oz

Chinese Chives 九菜 have a flavor that is considerably more garlicky than its Western counterparts, but more juicy & crisp. Common in Chinese (and Thai) cuisine, they are mostly cooked stir-fried or added to dumplings

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
Chinese Chives are best paired with:

  • Dumplings
  • Eggs
  • Pork
  • Wontons
Health Benefits

  • Improves Your Sleep & Mood: The choline in Chives are an important nutrient that helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning & memory. Choline also helps to maintain the structure of cellular membranes, aids in the transmission of nerve impulses, assists in the absorption of fat and reduces chronic inflammation
  • Potential Prevention of Stomach Cancer: Frequent intake of Chives has been inversely related with the risk of esophageal and stomach cancer
Recipes
Shrimp & Avocado Salad (Japanese-Style)Recipe
Time Required
  • 30 mins
Complexity
  • 2 / 5
Ingredients
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.