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Spicy, Delicious Bean Sprouts

Spicy, Delicious Bean Sprouts

Here's how to cook crispy bean sprouts. They're fragrant with sesame oil and cheap and delicious. They're great as a drinking appetizer, a quick side dish, or as a topping for ramen.

Ingredients: About 2 servings

Bean sprouts
1 bag
Chinese soup stock
1 teaspoon
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Doubanjiang
1/2 teaspoon (to taste)
Salt
a small amount
Pepper
a small amount
Garlic
Optional, to taste

Steps

1. Blanch the bean sprouts quickly in boiling water.
2. Drain in a colander or sieve.
3. Squeeze out the water with your hands.
4. Toss the bean sprouts with sesame oil, Chinese soup stock granules and doubanjiang. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. (I added some fresh coriander leaves on a whim.)

Story Behind this Recipe

I re-created a dish from a ramen restaurant!