• 250 m (~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
(*bean sprouts are OK if you don't have soybean sprouts or if you prefer another.)


  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. The taste is great!)
  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.
  6. Toss well.
Soy bean sprouts emit a fishy odour while cooking. Keep the lid on the pot until cooked