Korean Bean Sprout Salad (Sookju Namul)

Mild, nutty, and refreshing, this classic Korean bean sprouts salad can be made at home in less than 10 minutes from start to finish!

What is Sookju Namul?

Sookjuk namul (숙주나물 무침), or Korean bean sprouts salad, is one of those essential Korean side dishes, also known as banchan, served in every Korean household, restaurant, and supermarket. It’s kimchi’s little cousin at Korean barbecues and the quintessential topping for bibimbap.

Key Ingredients:

Mung Bean Sprouts Garlic Toasted Sesame Oil Scallions


Blanch mung bean sprouts, drain and rinse. Transfer to a bowl and add sesame oil. Toss the beans sprouts until they are evenly coated and sprinkle garlic, scallions, sesame seeds, and salt. Serve and enjoy!




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