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Gai Lan

Gai Lan is very similar and can be used as a substitute to Broccoli Rabe and has a slightly bitter-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and a crisp texture. The flavor mellows once it is cooked.

Alternative Names

Chinese Broccoli, Chinese Kale, Gaai Laan, Gai Gan, Kai Lan

Categories

Braising Green, Brassica Vegetable, Cruciferous Vegetable, Leaf Vegetable

Origin

China

Flavor

Bitter-Slightly, Mild, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice

Cooking Method

Blanch, Braise, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

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