Imported Litchi have white flesh which is very sweet and juicy with just a hint of sourness. The texture is very similar to that of a grape. It has a floral tropical flavor.
Commonly they are eaten fresh as is, but also used in ice cream, jelly, and smoothies and other dessert dishes.
The lychee is made up of mostly water and carbs but has a few other healthy benefits:
- Helps with hydration
- Decent level of vitamin C
- Good source of copper
- Good source for potassium
- High in antioxidants