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General Produce

Water Chestnuts

Water Chestnuts
Common Packs:

5- and 10-lb. packs.

Receiving Inspecting:

Good quality water chestnuts should be very hard. Avoid soft or shriveled water chestnuts.

Storage Handling:

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 32-36° F/0-2° C
  • 90-98% relative humidity
30 days.

Water chestnuts may lose moisture and dry out if they are stored in an area with low humidity.

Mold can occur if product is stored in a warm area. Store properly.

Usage Ideas:

  • Give crunch to fried rice, soup, stir-fries, and noodle dishes with sliced water chestnuts.
  • Skewer thinly sliced beef, water chestnuts, and green onions; grill and serve with spicy dipping sauce.