Easy Mung Bean Sprouts Stir-Fry Recipe

This vegetable stir fry is simple to prepare, has a very mild flavor, and easy to dress up with some simple seasonings.

Course Side Dish, Vegetable Stir Fry
Cuisine Asian
Keyword mung bean sprouts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 24 kcal
Author Sharon @Nut Free Wok


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound mung bean sprout
  • a sprinkle of salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or other similar sauce to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Preheat a frying pan on medium to medium high heat (about 3 minutes), your pan is ready when it feels hot and a drop of water sizzles quickly.
  2. Add olive oil and swirl to coat.
  3. Add mung bean sprouts to pan (avoid adding the water at the bottom of the bag) with a sprinkle of salt to the mung beans and stir fry until the sprouts look slightly wilted (takes 1-2 minutes).
  4. Add scallions, soy sauce, and garlic powder, and stir fry until tender crisp.