Kongnamool moochim (Soy bean sprouts salad)


  • 250 gm (~1/2 lb) soy bean sprouts*
  • 1tbsp soy sauce,
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Korean chili powder
  • 2 tsp salt,
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • sesame seeds,
  • 240 ml (1 cup) water,
  • 1 tspn salt

  1. Wash soy bean sprouts well. (take out the thin tail part if you prefer).
  2. Put it in a pot, add the  water and salt.
  3. Cook for 15-20 minutes until soften.
  4. Drain well, or squeeze slightly. (you may prefer to do this outside if the smell is unpleasant.)
  5. In a salad bowl, place the cooked drained soy bean sprouts and add soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli powder, salt, garlic and sesame seeds.Toss well.
Soy bean sprouts emit a fishy odour while cooking. Keep the lid on the pot until cooked