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Spicy Spring Cabbage and Bean Sprout Salad

Spicy Spring Cabbage and Bean Sprout Salad

A combination of tasty spring cabbage and crunchy bean sprouts. Accented with a touch of black pepper.

Ingredients: 3 to 4 servings

Bean sprouts
1/2 packet
Cabbage (shredded)
3 to 4 leaves
Thinly-sliced ham
2 slices
Japanese leek
about 5 cm
Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
Mirin
2 tablespoons
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Black pepper
a pinch

Steps

1. In a bowl mix together the soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil, and finely chopped Japanese leek.
2. Cook the bean sprouts and cabbage for 30 seconds in the microwave, allowing them to retain their crispness. Add the sprouts and cabbage together with the sliced ham to the dressing.
3. For children, serve as is; for adults, sprinkle with a pinch of black pepper.

Story Behind this Recipe

Super sweet spring cabbage and crunchy bean sprouts. Blended with a soy sauce dressing and a pinch of black pepper. My children help out by removing the stringy root ends of the bean sprouts, so we make this recipe a lot.