Bamboo shoots steal the spotlight of Asian dishes by adding crunch to recipes such as rice dishes. They are rich in fibre, rich in minerals, and low in calories. They can also be used in salads and pork or chicken dishes. While they can be enjoyed fresh in Asia, bamboo shoots are generally available as a canned vegetable elsewhere in the world. Fun Fact: It is said that germanium—found in large quantities in bamboo shoots, could counter the effects of cellular ageing.
Bamboo shoots, water, citric acid.