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Water Spinach

The water spinach, aka Chinese spinach, river spinach, and swamp cabbage, is a lettuce green that can be used cooked and raw. It has a nutty-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for salad, soup, braising green, and a vegetable side dish.

Alternative Names

Chinese Spinach, Kangkong, Kongsincai, River Spinach, Swamp Cabbage, Ung Choy, Water Morning Glory

Categories

Braising Green, Foraged Vegetable, Leaf Vegetable, Salad Green, Water Vegetable

Origin

Asia-Southeast

Flavor

Mild, Nutty, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Finishing, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is, Raw, Sauté, Steam

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