Red Streak mustard has deeply serrated, oak-shaped burgundy leaves contrasted by thin wasabi green stems. Its texture is crunchy yet tender and its flavor robust and peppery. Red Streak mustard is known as one of the spiciest in the mustard green family.
Red Streak mustard is a familiar ingredient in Asian and South American cuisines as it lends itself to their naturally spicy and healthy recipes. Complimentary pairings include mushrooms, asparagus, hard cooked eggs, citrus, legumes, grilled and smoked white fish, fried chicken, pork, chiles, olives and olive oil, brown butter, creamy sauces, young and aged cheeses such as ricotta and pecorino, pepitas, mint, cilantro, stone fruit and watermelon.
Red Streak mustard contains two important compounds, sinigrin and gluconasturtiian, which have cancer preventing benefits, including antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and natural detoxifying properties.