Chinese eggplant is characterized by its long, thin shape and unique purple coloring. It can grow up to eighteen inches in length and two inches in diameter and has the sweetest, mildest flavor of all eggplant varieties. Its flesh is typically white, meaty and nearly seedless.
The Chinese eggplant is low in calories and a good source of fiber. Most of the fiber found in the Chinese eggplant is soluble fiber and it plays an important role in the synthesis of collagen.
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