Bean Sprout Salad (Kongnamul Muchim)

Recipe: Bean sprout salad

bean sprout salad

Summary: Bean sprout salad is a very popular side dish. Bean sprouts have nutrient value similar to asparagus and mushroom, which contain high quantity of Vitamin A.

Ingredients

  • Bean sprouts 1/2 lbs
  • Salt 1t
  • Chopped green onion 2t
  • Minced garlic 1t
  • Sesame oil 1t
  • Korean chili powder 1t

Instructions

  1. Boil water in a pot
  2. Add bean sprouts in the pot and cook them for 5 minutes (cover the pot while cooking)
  3. Take the bean sprouts out from the pot and cool them down a bit.
  4. Add salt, green onion, garlic, sesame oil, and chilly powder to bean sprouts and mix them well.
  5. Refrigerate before serving

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Korean Cucumber Salad Recipe

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Many Korean side dishes are vegetable dishes, some slightly cooked and others served fresh with light seasoning. Cucumber salad is one of most common and loved fresh side dishes. Enjoy fresh cucumber and sweet and spicy mix.

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1T salt
  • 1t minced green onions
  • 1T rice vinegar
  • 1t sugar
  • 1t red chili powder
  • 1t sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Slice a cucumber in 1/16 inch thick slices
  2. Mix with salt and leave it for 20 minutes
  3. Squeeze water out of the cucumber.
  4. Mix cucumber with green onions, rice vinegar, sugar, red chili powder, and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
  5. Serve it chilled or at room temperature.

Preparation time: 30 minute(s)

Korean Fried Tofu

Recipe: Korean Pan Fried Tofu

Korean Grilled Tofu

Summary: Pan Fried Tofu is a wonderful side dish and quite easy to make. It doesn’t require a lot of ingredients or time, so it’s a perfect dish for a beginner in Korean cooking.

Ingredients

  • Tofu 1
  • Chopped Green Onion 1T
  • Soy Sauce 2T
  • Chopped Garlic 1t
  • Sesame Oil 1t
  • Red ChiliPowder 1t
  • Sugar 1t

Instructions

  1. Slice tofu into 1/2-inch pieces
  2. Dry moisture with a paper towel
  3. Pan-fry both side of Tofu on medium-high heat until browned.
  4. Mix chopped green onion, chopped garlic, sesame oil, red chili powder, and sugar in a small bowl
  5. Spread the sauce on the fried tofu and saute for 3-4 minutes over low heat.
  6. Serve as a side dish

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)