A delicate, mild and sweet flavor on the tongue, Chinese cabbage, also called Chinese leaves, is an exotic variety of lettuce that has pale, tightly wrapped and succulent leaves.
Storage and Uses
Do not cut cabbages unless you are immediately consuming as it begins to lose vitamin C when cut. Chinese lettuce is usually stir-fried or stewed. Can be added to noodles, sandwiches as well as shredded onto rice items. Mainly used in salads, wraps and side dishes. The authentic Korean Kimchi recipe is made primarily with this cabbage.
Chinese cabbage is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory content which aids sleep. Contains Vitamin A and C, calcium, potassium and iron content.
Helps regulate blood pressure and blood sugar, supports healthy brain function and relieves hypertension. Contains lutein and beta-carotene which is good for the eyes. It is also known as the 'weight loss lettuce'.