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BOK CHOY — FRESH, RAW

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3-4 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • How long does bok choy last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - after purchasing, keep bok choy refrigerated at all times.
  • To maximize the shelf life of bok choy, refrigerate in plastic bag and do not wash until ready to use.
  • How long does bok choy last in the fridge? Properly stored, bok choy will usually keep well for about 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze bok choy? Yes, to freeze: (1) Wash leaves thoroughly and cut off woody stems; (2) Blanch (plunge into boiling water) bok choy for two minutes and chill quickly in ice cold water; (3) Drain off excess moisture, package in airtight containers or freezer bags and freeze immediately.
  • How long does bok choy last in the freezer? Properly stored, bok choy will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - bok choy that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if bok choy is bad or spoiled? Bok choy that is spoiling will typically become soft and discolored; discard any bok choy that has an off smell or appearance.

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