Sukju Namul (Korean Seasoned Mung Bean Sprouts)

This is a versatile Korean dish that can be used as a meal in itself or as a topping on a rice bowl. It has a light flavor, is low in calories, and has a satisfying texture. Mung bean sprouts can be found in most Asian markets and health food stores.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 lb. fresh mung bean sprouts
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 medium green onions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • In a large pot add water and salt. Bring water to a boil over high heat. Add bean sprouts. Cook for 1 minute, then drain and rinse bean sprouts under cool water to stop the cooking. Let drain for 15 minutes.
  • Add blanched bean sprouts to a large bowl along with remaining ingredients. Toss to coat and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 lb. fresh mung bean sprouts
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 medium green onions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • In a large pot add water and salt. Bring water to a boil over high heat. Add bean sprouts. Cook for 1 minute, then drain and rinse bean sprouts under cool water to stop the cooking. Let drain for 15 minutes.
  • Add blanched bean sprouts to a large bowl along with remaining ingredients. Toss to coat and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories40
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein2g