Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic

Stir-Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic is a popular and well-liked Zi Char dish. This simple yet flavorful stir-fry features fresh bean sprouts tossed with aromatic minced garlic, enhancing the natural sweetness of the sprouts. The dish’s popularity lies in its quick preparation, delicious taste, and wholesome appeal. The tender-crisp texture of bean sprouts combined with the fragrant garlic creates a delightful harmony of flavors, making it a sought-after choice among diners seeking a light, nutritious, and satisfying addition to their Zi Char dining experience.

Why Do People Love Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic

People enjoy Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic because of its delicious taste and simple preparation. The combination of bean sprouts and garlic creates a flavourful dish that appeals to many palates. The crunchy texture of the bean sprouts, when cooked just right, provides a satisfying eating experience. Additionally, the aromatic and savoury notes of garlic add a delightful depth of flavour to the dish. 

Furthermore, Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed on its own or as a side dish. It complements a wide range of main courses and can be customised with additional ingredients such as soy sauce or chilli for added flavour. 

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making Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic yourself

If you’re making this dish yourself, here’s a recipe that you can try out. 


  • 400 grams of fresh bean sprouts
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon of soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Servings: 4

How To Cook Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic

Step 1

Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or a large frying pan over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.

Step 3

Increase the heat to high and add the bean sprouts to the pan, stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes until they become slightly wilted yet retain their crunch.

Step 4

Drizzle soy sauce and sesame oil over the bean sprouts, ensuring even distribution.

Step 5

Season with salt and pepper according to your taste preferences.

Step 6

Stir-fry for another minute to combine the flavours and remove from heat.

Step 7

Serve the Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic as a delightful side dish or as a standalone main course. Pair it with steamed rice or noodles to create a wholesome and satisfying meal.

Serving Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic With Other Dishes

For a complete and diverse Asian-inspired meal, consider serving Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic alongside other dishes such as Sweet and Sour Chicken, Vegetable Fried Rice, or Beef with Broccoli. The combination of flavours and textures will leave your taste buds fully satisfied and craving for more.

Nutritional/Health Benefits

  1. Low-Calorie Option: The dish is low in calories, making it suitable for those watching their calorie intake while enjoying a delicious and satisfying meal.
  2. Vitamin C: Bean sprouts are a good source of vitamin C, which supports immune function and helps the body absorb iron from plant-based foods.
  3. Antioxidants: Both bean sprouts and garlic contain antioxidants that help protect the body from oxidative stress and free radicals.
  4. Dietary Fiber: Bean sprouts are rich in dietary fiber, promoting healthy digestion and aiding in bowel regularity.
  5. Protein: Bean sprouts provide a modest amount of protein, contributing to muscle repair and various physiological processes.
  6. Minerals: Bean sprouts contain minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium, supporting bone health and muscle function.
  7. Garlic Benefits: Garlic is known for its potential health benefits, such as boosting the immune system and promoting heart health.
  8. Flavorful and Aromatic: The combination of bean sprouts and garlic creates a delightful flavor profile, appealing to a wide range of taste preferences.
  9. Nutrient Retention: Stir-frying bean sprouts with garlic helps retain the nutritional value of the ingredients, making it a wholesome and nourishing dish.

Visit Lao Li Da Pai Dang For An Authentic Zi Char Experience

The above recipe is just one of the many ways to making this dish. 

If you’re looking to enjoy delicious Stir Fried Bean Sprout with Garlic without all the hassle and preparation time, while discovering a unique version that our customers can’t get enough of, then come on down to our restaurant for an enjoyous dine-in or takeaway, and experience it for yourself, only at Lao Li Da Pai Dang!

Whether you’re in the mood for this, or wish to explore other dishes, our extensive zi char menu promises to delight at every turn. At Lao Li Da Pai Dang, the warm and inviting ambience, coupled with attentive service, creates a family-friendly and inclusive atmosphere that only adds to the enjoyment whenever you visit and dine with us. 

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