Korean cooking ingredients

Mung bean sprouts

Sukjunamul 숙주나물

mung bean sprouts

Recipes that use mung bean sprouts (sukjunamul):

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2 Comments:

  1. TracyMom Maryland My profile page joined 10/11
    Posted August 31st, 2013 at 5:36 am | # |

    Hello. I LOVE sukju namul, but when I bought these sprouts at the Korean market, they had a very strange chemical smell. Then I went back and bought more and those also had a smell. I bought them in the plastic package.

    Is that normal? Is it something that goes away if you soak it or cook it? It didn’t seem to. I put it Shin Ramen and it still had a strange odor and couldn’t eat it.

    Thank you so much! Love your website.
    Tracy in Maryland

    • Maangchi New York City My profile page joined 8/08
      Posted September 1st, 2013 at 4:18 pm | # |

      “Is that normal?” no, it’s not normal. I wouldn’t be happy about the chemical smell.


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