Steamed Bean Sprouts

  • 1 serving
  • 10 mins
Steamed bean sprouts on top of ramen

Crunchy and appealing, bean sprouts are a crowd favorite for their low-calorie count, reasonable price, and abundance. In Japanese, we call bean sprouts “もやし (Moyashi).” Bean sprouts are commonly used as miso ramen toppings, adding a crunchy delight to your bowl of ramen. The first person to use bean sprouts as a topping was Morito Omiya, the inventor of Sapporo Miso Ramen. Since then, bean sprouts are widely recognized as a typical ingredient in Sapporo Miso Ramen. In fact, the bean sprouts used in Sapporo Miso Ramen are stir-fried bean sprouts. For those short on time, we prepared a simple recipe that requires only a microwave oven. All you have to do is microwave some bean sprouts to steam them and add some condiments for a light, but textured topping to our miso ramen noodles!

Yields
1 serving

Cook Time
10 mins

 

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Ingredients

  • 50 g Bean Sprouts 
  • Salt by preference
  • Sesame Oil by preference

Instructions

  • Rinse bean sprouts and place in a microwave safe bowl. Sprinkle pinch of salt and dash of sesame oil. Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and microwave for 1 minute. 

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