Spring onions are a good source of Vitamin C and calcium.
Preparation and Using
Spring onions are an essential ingredient of Oriental (especially Japanese and Thai) cooking. In fact, they are to Oriental cooking what parsley is to French cooking. They can be eaten raw but are often stir-fried and are used as garnishes for dishes and for soups.They can be used as an ingredient in fillings for spring rolls, tortilla wraps and similar types of foods. They are also added to salads,sandwiches, omelettes and stirred into mashed potato when making champ. Spring onions are added to any dish that requires a mild onion flavour.
Spring onions go well with ginger, barbecue sauce, oyster sauce, coriander, sesame oil, garlic, fish and other flavours associated with oriental cookery.