: Side Dish
Sookju namul is a refreshing side dish and very easy to make. Sookju namul can also be used in dishes such as bibimbap and bean dae dduk (mung bean pancakes).
- 32 oz mung bean sprouts
- 2 tbsp salt
- 5 cloves garlic
- 2 green onions
- 2 tsp sesame seed oil
- Wash mung bean sprouts 2 times until clean and place in a strainer.
- Heat a large pot of water until it boils, add 1 tbsp salt, and blanch the mung bean sprouts for 2 minutes until they soften. Strain the cooked mung bean sprouts but do not rinse cold water over them. Set the mung bean sprouts aside and let cool.
- Add 2 tsp salt, 5 cloves of minced garlic, 2 chopped green onions, 2 tsp sesame seed oil, and mix thoroughly by hand.