Bean Sprouts for Ban Chan

숙주나물 (sukju-namul), 녹두나물 (nokdu-namul)
A simple but tasty dish, crunchy mung or soy bean sprouts  are lightly blanched, then mixed with several seasonings. This is a common side dish in Korean restaurants, with many variations.


1 lb fresh soy bean sprouts

2 green onion, chopped

1/2 small carrot, shredded

1 tsp toasted sesame seed

1 tsp salt

Optional Ingredients

1 tsp coarse ground red chile pepper

1 tsp Pure roasted sesame oil

1 tsp rice vinegar or rice wine


Bring 1 quart of water to a full boil.

Add bean sprouts and return to full boil.

Cook for 1 minute then remove from heat.

Rinse immediately in cold water, drain, and then place in a medium mixing bowl.

Add all other ingredients and toss until well mixed.

Adding Optional Ingredients:

Sprinkle red chile pepper over sprouts and toss

Whisk sesame oil and vinegar/wine together then pour over sprouts and toss well.

Serve chilled or at room temperature as part of a ban chan array.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: About 3 ounces.

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 64.83

Calories From Fat (43%) 27.67

Calories From Protein (24%) 15.4

Calories From Carbohydrates (34%) 21.76

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 3.31g 5%

Saturated Fat 0.46g 2%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.78g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.84g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 245.54mg 10%

Potassium 266.42mg 8%

Total Carbohydrates 6.01g 2%

Fiber 0.95g 4%

Sugar 0.51g

Net Carbohydrates 5.06g

Protein 6.26g 13%

Vitamin A 1406.09IU 28%

Vitamin C 8.73mg 15%

Calcium 43.85mg 4%

Iron 1.15mg 6%

Vitamin E 0.08mg <1%

Thiamin 0.17mg 11%

Riboflavin 0.06mg 4%

Niacin 0.66mg 3%

Vitamin B6 0.11mg 6%

Folate 83.27mcg 21%

Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.45mg 5%

Vitamin K 11.44mcg 14%

Phosphorus 84.05mg 8%

Magnesium 36.69mg 9%

Zinc 0.62mg 4%

Copper 0.22mg 11%

Manganese 0.37mg 19%

Selenium 0.51mcg <1%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 43.67g 0%

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