Talitha Scheevel obtained this recipe from her mother and makes the dish often.
Garlic powder, sesame seeds and oil, green onions and cayenne pepper give the bean sprouts a unique flavor.
KOREAN BEAN SPROUTS
1/2 pound bean sprouts
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon MSG, optional
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
Dash cayenne pepper, optional
Clean bean sprouts. Drop in boiling water. Boil 5 minutes. Drain well. Stir in salt to taste, MSG, garlic powder, sesame seeds, sesame oil, green onions and cayenne pepper. Simmer 2 minutes. Serve hot or cold. Makes 4 to 6 servings.
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