Sauteed Bean Sprouts Recipe

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These sautéed bean sprouts are amazing and so easy! If you are looking to learn how to cook bean sprouts, this is the easiest way to cook them!

bean sprouts in frying pan

Sautéed Bean Sprouts

This recipe is one of my favorite healthy veggies to cook. It is delicious and I cannot get enough of all the awesome flavor that is packed into this five minute side.

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With one bite of these bean sprouts, you will be hooked. Just put oil and raw bean sprouts in a frying pan, add seasonings and they’ll cook to perfection in 5 minutes! You are going to love this easy bean sprout recipe!

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Health Benefits of Bean Sprouts

There are a variety of health benefits from eating bean sprouts! Nutrition experts have found that bean sprouts are rich in vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. They provide a good source of vitamin C as well. Bean sprouts even contain protein and fiber so they can fill you up and help with healthy digestion.

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I am really loving the combination of flavors in these bean sprouts. The decadent oil, zesty red pepper flakes, and taste of addicting garlic create such an amazing flavor when combined with the crunchy bean sprouts.

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How to Cook Bean Sprouts

To make this easy bean sprouts recipe, first wash them in a collander under cold running water.

bean sprouts in colander

Next, put your oil in a large non-stick frying pan, then add the washed bean sprouts.

bean sprouts in frying pan Heat over high heat until the oil starts to sizzle. Add the soy sauce, red pepper flakes, and garlic powder and stir. Lower the heat to medium-high. Continue cooking for 5 minutes, stirring every minute until they are cooked.

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I am already hungry thinking about the smell!

sauteed beans sprouts recipe

This is a recipe you are going to love. It is great on the side of any Asian dish, but could also be paired with so many other meals. You only need five minutes to cook up these delicious Sautéed Bean Sprouts and enjoy a flavorful side. I am sure you’ll adore them as much as I do.

cooked bean sprouts in bowl

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Sautéed Bean Sprouts

These sauteed bean sprouts are amazing! If you are looking to learn how to cook bean sprouts, this is the easiest way to cook them! Just put raw bean sprouts on a frying pan, add oil and seasonings and they'll cook to perfection in 5 minutes!
Prep Time1 minute
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time6 minutes
Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: bean sprouts
Cooking Method: sauteed
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 72kcal

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  • Wash the bean sprouts in a colander under cold running water.
  • Add oil to frying pan, then add bean sprouts.
  • Turn the burner heat on high.
  • Add the soy sauce, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Wait about 1 minute for oil to simmer and lower heat to medium-high.
  • Stir bean sprouts to cook evenly. Continue stirring every minute for about 5 minutes.
  • Taste for seasoning and adjust if need be.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!
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Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    I haven’t tried this yet but the recipe makes immediate sense Melanie. Showed it to my wife who said oh yeah that looks great. Mentioned adding some chicken, mushrooms, onions…. yes your recipe is going to be excellent on its own or as a base to expand. Nice work Melanie. Thank you!

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