Chinese-style Bean Sprout Salad

Chinese-style Bean Sprout Salad

This combination of soft scrambled eggs, crunchy veggies, and springy imitation crab meat is delightful.

Ingredients: 4 generous servings (1 serving=139 kcal)

Bean sprouts
1 packet
1 (large)
Imitation crabmeat sticks
● Eggs
● Salt, sugar
a pinch of each
● Cooking oil
2 teaspoons
Chinese dressing
★ Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
★ Sugar
2 tablespoons
★ Vinegar
3 tablespoons
★ Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
★ Roasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon


1. Thinly slice the cucumber diagonally and then julienne
2. Sprinkle salt (not listed), and let sit until wilted.
3. Season a beaten egg with salt, sugar and use 2 teaspoons of oil to scramble the egg.
4. Remove the stringy root ends of the bean sprouts (prep time: 10 minutes), parboil for 20 seconds, then the water should steam out as it cools.
5. Add the ★ ingredients for seasoning to the still-hot bean sprouts (after the water is steamed out), then toss.
6. After squeezing out excess water from cucumbers, add them to the sprouts together with the scrambled egg and shredded imitation crab meat sticks. Toss and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with some tricks to make this dish retain its flavor, even through to the following day.