Steamed Enoki Mushrooms

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Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Author LDS's Mom

Ingredients

  • 5 oz enoki mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 5 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 green onion finely chopped plus extra for garnishing
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Cut the enoki mushroom roots and separate the mushrooms.
  2. Rinse enoki mushrooms with cold water then drain them.
  3. Steam the mushrooms for about 7 seconds. Set aside.
  4. Put the oils in a saucepan over medium high heat.
  5. Sauté the yellow pepper along with onion and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring frequently. You may need to stir in some water (about 1/3 cup) if you like the vegetables to be fully cooked.
  7. Add in cherry tomatoes and cook for about a minute.
  8. Add soy sauce and sugar.
  9. Toss in the Enoki mushrooms, mix well and take out of the heat.
  10. Serve immediately.

Korean Mung Bean Sprouts Salad

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Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Author LDS's Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Mung bean sprouts
  • ¼ tsp salt plus extra for boiling water
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 green onions finely chopped plus extra for garnishing
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil.
  • 6 cups water

Instructions

  1. Put water in a large saucepan and add a pinch of salt. Place the saucepan over medium high heat and bring water to a boil.
  2. Rinse and drain mung bean sprouts and toss them in boiled water. Let cook for 2 to 3 minutes(sprouts should be crunchy).
  3. Drain and immediately wash them with cold water to stop the cooking process. Let them for 1 to 2 minutes in cold water(in a large bowl).
  4. Take them out by shaking then to get rid of bean skins. Drain again and put them in a large bowl.
  5. Add salt, sesame oil, onion and garlic to the mung bean sprouts and mix well.
  6. Serve garnished with chopped green onion.