Burdock probably originated in China. Burdock has been used as a medicine for centuries, and the root is popular in Korea and Japan as a vegetable.
Ueong is very crisp and has a sweet, mild, and pungent flavor. It can be found in most Korean markets fresh, frozen, dried, or pickled. Used in stir fry, soups, seaweed wraps, etc.
Common Names:Gobo Root, Great Burdock, Beggars Button, 우엉 (ueong)
How much does burdock root weigh?
|Root, average||1″ diameter, 12″ length||156g||5.5oz|
|Cup, 1″ pieces||?||118g||4.2oz|