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bean sprouts with sesame seed dressing

Bean Sprouts with Sesame Seed Dressing


Step 1

step 1:

Parch the sesame seeds over medium-high heat until they crackle and pop.

Step 2

step 2:

Put them in an earthenware mortar (suribachi) or food processor and grind.

Step 3

step 3:

Mix the ground sesame seeds, soy sauce and sugar in a bowl.

Step 4

step 4:

Add the water to a pan. Bring to a boil and add the bean sprouts.

Step 5

step 5:

After boiling for about 5 minutes, drain the bean sprouts. Immerse in cold water for 1 minute.

Step 6

step 6:

Drain the cold water from the bean sprouts. Squeeze out any excess water with your hands.

Step 7

step 7:

Add the bean sprouts to the sesame seeds mixture and mix.

Moyashi no goma-ae


Bean sprouts by themselves taste very plain. By adding ground sesame seeds, soy sauce and sugar they taste delicious and smell good, too!