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Kitchen Dictionary: galangal

Pronounced: guh-LANG-guhl

Galangal is a rhizome with a hot, ginger-peppery taste. In texture it is a bit firmer than fresh ginger and it's a bit less fibrous with a finer skin. Galangal is often used as a substitute for ginger. Galangal has a mildly resinous aroma, reminiscent of pine and can be found in Asian groceries stores.

Ethnicity: Southeast Asia Ingredient

Season: available year-round

How to select: Choose firm pieces, heavy for their size.

How to store: Store at cool, room temperature or in a breathable bag in the fridge.

How to prepare: sliced, grated, or whole

Matches well with: garlic, shallots, lime, fish sauce

Substitutions: ginger

More Galangal Recipes
Popular Galangal Recipes
Chicken and Galangal Soup

Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat (%)
Total Fat 0.0g %
Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g %
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g %

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