Korean Sweet Black Beans (Kongjaban) Recipe

Korean Sweet Black Beans (Kongjaban). N. Imatome-Yun
  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Servings 4
Ratings (4)
A sweet and nutty side dish, these seasoned black beans are a protein-filled complement to any Korean meal.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup black soy beans, washed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)

How to Make It

  1. In a small pot, bring water and beans to a boil and cook for 15 minutes.

  2. Turn down heat to medium-low and add soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil.

  3. Stir to combine and continue to cook for 10-15 minutes.

  4. If adding seeds, take pot off of heat and stir in sesame seeds.

(Serves 4)