Lychee Nut

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C.

What To Look For
Small aromatic pulpy fruit in a thin, rough shell; has a sweet edible pulp and a large seed. About 1" in diameter.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Starting at the stalk end of the fruit, cut through the rough, brittle skin with a small knife; it should peel off cleanly. Ripe fruit has a pink or red blush on its skin.

Best Uses
Best known Chinese fruit; eaten raw, dried, preserved or canned. Often poached in syrup.



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see also: Summer Vegetable Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
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