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General Produce

Bamboo Shoots

Common Packs:

24/19-oz. cans

Receiving Inspecting:

Shoots should be free of blemishes, have consistent color, and crisp texture.

Storage Handling:
 

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 38-40° F/3-4° C
Shelf-Life:
6 to 10 days.
Troubleshooting:

Soft spots, mold, and dark coloring indicate decay caused by age.

Usage Ideas:

  • Braise cubes of pork with miso paste and soy sauce until tender; add steamed bamboo shoots and snap peas at the end of cooking; serve with white rice.
  • Add bamboo shoots, Napa cabbage, and Shiitake mushrooms to chicken and noodle soup; serve with drizzle of chili oil.