Korean Sweet Black Beans (Kongjaban)

Korean food, Black beans
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Ratings (6)

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 soybeans, 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​ the pot off of heat and stir in sesame seeds.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 207
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1,873 mg
Carbohydrates 38 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 6 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)