Hong Kong olive vegetables are a type of preserved vegetable created before the advent of modern refrigeration. It is an immensely popular dish in Southern China that is prepared by slowly cooking Chinese mustard greens with black olives and seasonings until fragrant and flavorful. Modern olive vegetables are focused on flavor and has less sodium a result and needs to be refrigerated after being opened.
Uses: Olive vegetables are eaten as a condiment with plain foods such as porridge and rice. It is also an excellent ingredient to add to braises, stir-fry dishes, and sauces.