Simple Bean Sprout Salad with Mint

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Simple Bean Sprout Salad with Mint

A fresh and simple Bean Sprout Salad thats great as a side dish with grilled meats, chicken or seafood. I especially love it with my curry leaf fried chicken. I should get to that post soon. This salad is made with basic, simple ingredients that you might already have in your fridge.

Simple Bean Sprout Salad with Mint

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Recipe Name: Simple Bean Sprout Salad with Mint
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Author: Shana c/o Recipes ‘R’ Simple
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Yield: (4 servings)


  • 2 cups fresh bean sprout (with seed coat removed)
  • 1 vidalia onion (yellow onion), sliced thinly and separated
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • ½ – 1 Tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1½ – 2 tsp brown sugar ( or castor sugar)
  •  juice of one small lime ( about 2 tsp)
  • 2 long ( mild) red thai chillies, sliced thinly
  • 1-2 small thai hot red chillies, slices (optional- if you like it hot)
  • 3 Tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 fresh, young carrot – peeled and cut into thin sticks
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced lengthways. Seed portion removed and cut into thin sticks as well.
  • 3-4 drops of Asian  sesame oil


  • Add the onion slices to a bowl and separate each slice.
  • Add lime juice and toss well.
  • Add the soya sauce, ginger paste and sugar. Toss again.
  • Allow to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile get all other ingredients ready.
  • Add the chill, mint, cucumber and carrot. Toss well.
  • Add soy, lim or sugar as needed.
  • Lastly toss in the fresh beansprouts and a few drops of sesame oil.
  • Chill well before serving.

Simple Bean Sprout Salad with Mint

  • Make sure all vegetables are drained thoroughly to keep the salad crisp and use only minimal sauce and juice.
  • For variety, you can ad some baked, roasted or salted peanuts.
  • Read about varieties of sprouts and their benefits here.

Key Ingredients: Beansprout, Onion, Cucumber, Carrot, Mint, Soya Sauce, Lime Juice, Brown Sugar, Sesame Oil

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