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Longons are related to lychees, and are native to southern China. The fruit is mostly eaten fresh, by cracking the shell with your hands, and removing the fleshy fruit. The fruit is white and translucent, containing a large , black seed. A fun fact about longans is the name actually means 'dragon eyes' in Chinese.
Longons are widely used in Chinese cooking, in both fresh and dried form, It has been used to make soups, sweet and sour dishes, , liqueurs, jams, and jellies.
Longans are a rich source of vitamin C, riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, and potassium. Recent studies also suggest that the fruit is rich in antioxidants. According to traditional Chinese medicine, a tonic made from longans is used to promote heart health, glowing skin, improve eye function, and stress relief.
Recipe of the Month
- 10 oz. chicken breast, cut into piecesspace
- 1 red bell pepper, dicedspacer spacer
- 1 lb. longans, peelrd and choppedspace
- 2 tsp soy sauce spacer spacer
- 1 tsp corn starch spacer spacer
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tsp. soy saucespacer spacer
- 4 Tbl. waterspacer
- 1 Tbl whte vinegarspacer
- 1/2 tsp corn starchspacer
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Mix the chicken with the marinade, adding a little water as needed to coat the chicken. Set it aside while you cut up the pepper and longans and make the sauce.
Stir-fry the chicken in 2 Tbl. of oil until cooked through. Add the bell pepper, the longans and the sauce. Stir well for about a minute until the sauce thickens. Serve over rice.