Chinese cabbage

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  • noun

Synonyms for Chinese cabbage

plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery

elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves

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Substitute Tabasco sauce for chile sauce or spinach or kale for choy sum, a Chinese cabbage.
There are four other common Asian brassicas you may wish to try: choy sum, a loose-leaf cabbage that is harvested as it begins to flower; dai gai choy, a mustard-cabbage that has large tender leaves which are borne on thick, fleshy stems; gai choy, a milder mustard-cabbage; and gai lohn, a broccoli plant that is sometimes called Chinese kale.
Sample items from the menu include Sashimi of Big Island Moi with Yuzu Ponzu, Wasabi and Daikon Salad, Hong Kong Style Steamed Hawaiian Lehi with Chili Ginger and Choy Sum, Pan-Roasted Organic Huli Huli Chicken with Blanched Garlic and Confit Lemon and Crispy Fried Quail with White Maui Pineapple Glaze and Basil Leaves.
At the Rim signature dishes will include Choy Sum with Oyster Sauce, Kim Chee, Congee's and noodle dishes.
Remove and discard yellow, damaged, or tough leaves from 1 pound Asian greens 4 to 8 inches long, such as baby bok choy, choy sum, yao choy, or small Chinese mustard greens.
gai choy, gai choy sum, juk gai choy, small gai choy, or leaf mustard) Several forms, with a mild to pungent mustard bite and jade-green leaves and stems--some broad, smooth, and succulent with ruffled leaves, others thin with smoother leaves.
yu choy, yellow flowering cabbage, choy sum, bok choy sum, bok kwat bok choy sum)