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Daikon (chinese icicle radish)

What is daikon (chinese icicle radish)? About the ingredient daikon (chinese icicle radish). Including 47 recipes with daikon (chinese icicle radish), nutrition data, and where to find it.


Daikon is also known as Chinese white radish, Chinese icicle radish, dai-co, mooli, Japanese radish or Satsuma radish.

Daikon is a kind of white-skinned radish that is heavily cultivated throughout Asia.

It is used raw, cooked and as a garnish. Daikon has a large fleshy root that can grow up to 3 feet (1 metre) long and weigh up to 6 pounds (several kg).

Shredded daikon is a popular salad and garnish ingredient and can be used to make fresh relishes. Daikon can also be salt pickled and served as a condiment.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 radish (7" long) (338g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 60Calories from Fat 3
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.3g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 13.9g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 22%
Sugars 8.5
Protein 2.0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 124%
Calcium 9% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Daikon (chinese icicle radish) is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Daikon (chinese icicle radish) is a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much does daikon (chinese icicle radish) weigh?

measure grams
1 radish (7" long) 338

In Chinese:白萝卜(中国萝卜冰柱)
British (UK) term: Daikon (chinese icicle radish)
en français:daikon (radis chinois glaçon)
en español:daikon (rábano carámbano chino)

Recipes using daikon (chinese icicle radish)

There are 47 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Bibimbap (Korean Seasoned Vegetables and Rice with Spicy Sauce)
Cabbage and Daikon Kimchi
Casual Korean Mak Kimchi
Chinese Beef Stew
Homemade Kimchee
Korean Daikon Kimchi
Skewered Tofu in a Soy, Ginger and Orange Marinade
Soba in Chicken Broth

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