Maneuljjong-Bokkeum , (Sauteed Garlic Stems)

Another popular ban chan dish from my Korean Restaurant days.


3/4 pound fresh garlic stems

1 tablespoon blended sesame/soy bean oil or vegetable oil

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cloves cloves garlic

1 teaspoon rice wine

1 teaspoon pure toasted sesame oil

1 teaspoon sesame seeds


  • Preparation
    • Wash garlic stems in cold water and drain well.
    • Cut stems into one inch lengths.
    • Thin slice the garlic cloves from top to bottom
  • Cooking
    • Heat a pan over high heat then add oil.
    • Add garlic stems and stir fry until tender, three to four minutes.
    • Add soy sauce, sugar, rice wine, and salt and cook for an additional one to two minutes.
    • Add sliced garlic and sesame oil and cook for 30 seconds to one minute.
    • Transfer to serving dish and garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: Approximately 2oz.

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

Amounts Per Serving

Calories 59.6

Calories From Fat (45%) 27.09

Calories From Protein (8%) 4.77

Calories From Carbohydrates (47%) 27.74

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 3.09g 5%

Saturated Fat 0.45g 2%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.83g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.55g

Trans Fatty Acids 0.01g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 213.91mg 9%

Potassium 98.27mg 3%

Total Carbohydrates 7.27g 2%

Fiber 2.03g 8%

Sugar 0.65g

Net Carbohydrates 5.24g

Protein 1.34g 3%

Vitamin A 29.57IU <1%

Vitamin C 23.07mg 38%

Calcium 36.11mg 4%

Iron 0.43mg 2%

Vitamin E 0.56mg 6%

Thiamin 0.06mg 4%

Riboflavin 0.06mg 4%

Niacin 0.22mg 1%

Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%

Folate 59.23mcg 15%

Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.17mg 2%

Vitamin K 29.97mcg 37%

Phosphorus 27.4mg 3%

Magnesium 11.1mg 3%

Zinc 0.25mg 2%

Copper 0.08mg 4%

Manganese 0.18mg 9%

Selenium 0.6mcg <1%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 3.49g 0%

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