1lbbean sproutsrinsed and any black parts and long stems discarded
2tablespoonKorean red pepper chili flakes (red pepper powder)
2green onionssliced thinly
Boil water in a large saucepan. Add 1 ts salt, and then add your rinsed and picked over bean sprouts. Ensure the water covers the bean sprouts. Blanch for 2 minutes, and then drain and rinse with cold water.
Meanwhile combine the minced garlic, red pepper flakes, sesame oil, sesame seeds, and fish sauce in a large bowl.
After rinsing the sprouts in cold water, add to the bowl which contains the above combined ingredients. Mix gently, and then add the green onions and mix again.
Enjoy this delicious spicy Korean bean sprout banchan with rice, or as an accompaniment to any Korean main dish! Enjoy this taste of Korea!