Saturday, March 24, 2007

Bean Sprout with Salted Fish

This is my daughter's No. 1 favourite. If she sees bean sprout being served, she will keep holding out her hand with her spoon and says, 'Been Spout ... peas!' and 'Been Spout ... nineee!' Do you understand that? hahaha! She can stuff herself full with bean sprout. She just love it!

  • Bean Sprout, heads and tails removed (I hate to do this!)
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 stalk Spring Onion, cut into sections, greens only.
  • 5 to10g Dried Salted Fish, depending how salty you want it to be.
  • 3 Shitake Mushroom, stalk removed and sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Minced Garlic
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoon Oil
How to do it:
  1. Heat wok with oil.
  2. Saute garlic and salted fish till fragrant.
  3. Add in bell pepper, spring onion and shitake mushroom.
  4. Saute for about half a minute before adding the bean sprout. This is to bring out the flavour of the various vegetables.
  5. Cook for about 5 minutes or longer if you prefer your bean sprout more will done.
  6. Add in water if you find it too dry.
  7. Dish and serve.
I don't add in seasoning as the salted fish is saltish enough.


  1. If I were your daugter, I would do the same thing too!...buahahaha...

  2. Tigerfish
    Hahaha ... but I really hate to pluck the bean sprout leh. Time consuming! I still remember when I was a girl, my father would wake me up in the morning to ask me to help pluck the bean sprout then he goes market buy some more food. 50 cents of bean sprout leh. 1 small mountain of bean sprout!!

  3. LOL same here. Twins favourite too but I add bean cake and get them to pluck when I cook on weekends. Save lots of time and they play play also, but be warned - must buy more!

  4. Joanne,
    I tried once asking Warren to help. We ended up with only 1/2. He's happy lah cos he doesnt like mah. >:(