PREP: 5 Minutes
COOK: 2 Minutes
TOTAL: 7 Minutes
Sookju namul, or Korean mung bean sprout salad, is one of the most popular side dishes you're likely to find in Korea. It's fresh, delicious, healthy, and it's easy to make. It is also versatile, complementing almost any Korean meal.
While some people argue that uncooked bean sprouts provide a better crunch, Korean bean sprouts traditionally are blanched in boiling water just long enough to cook them slightly, but not long enough to make them mushy and unpalatable. Watch the bean sprouts closely and don't get distracted, since even an extra 30 seconds of parboiling can destroy their crispness.
INGREDIENTS FOR BEAN SPROUT SALAD
Author l Sharon