- PLU #4889
- 30 CT
- Pronounced [sih-LAHN-troh] this member of the carrot family is also referred to as Chinese Parsley and Coriander. It is actually the leaves (and stems) of the Coriander plant. The Cilantro leaves look a bit like flat Italian parsley and in fact are related
- Cilantro has a very pungent odor and is widely used in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian cooking. In the Middle East the Cilantro leaves are used in pickles, curries, and chutneys. In Mexico and the Southwestern U.S. it is used in everything from salsas and salads to burritos or meat dishes. The coriander seeds are used in sweets, breads, cakes and to flavor liqueurs.
- Mexican, Caribbean, Asian
Country of origin
- USA, Canada
- Color – Green
- Cleanliness – Must be clean (no dirt, spotting, dust, or any other foreign material).
- Other – Can have no scarring, cracks, splits, or breaks, or mechanical damage.
- Defects – drying out and browning/yellow
Display and storage
- Storage- 40-45 degrees
- Display- May be displayed in loose bundles or tray wrapped.
- Shelf life- 3-5 days