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White Daikon Radish, per pound

White Daikon Radish, per pound

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White Daikon

The white daikon is a long, white radish native to East Asia. It is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, including broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage. Daikon is a popular ingredient in many Asian cuisines, and it is also gaining popularity in Western countries.

A great vegetable to promote for its health benefits, it has high fiber content, the ability to boost the immune system, and potential to help prevent cancer.

Medicinal Properties

White daikon has several medicinal properties. It is a good source of antioxidants, which can help protect the body against damage from free radicals. Daikon also contains glucosinolates, which have been shown to have anti-cancer properties. In addition, daikon is a good source of dietary fiber, which can help promote digestive health.


White daikon has a mild, slightly sweet aroma. The flesh of the radish is crisp and juicy, and it has a slightly peppery taste.


White daikon is a winter vegetable, and it is typically available from late fall to early spring.


Here is a recipe for a simple and delicious daikon salad:


  • 1 large white daikon, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the daikon, red onion, and cilantro in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together the rice vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Pour the dressing over the daikon salad and toss to coat.
  4. Serve immediately or chill for later.

Interesting Facts

  • The name "daikon" comes from the Japanese word for "big root."
  • White daikon is a symbol of good luck in Japan.
  • Daikon is often used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat various ailments, including colds, coughs, and constipation.
  • Daikon can be eaten raw, cooked, or pickled.
  • White daikon is a low-calorie food that is high in fiber and nutrients.

White daikon is a versatile and delicious vegetable with many health benefits. It is a great addition to any diet and can be enjoyed in various ways.

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