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A wooden bowl of pickled bean sprouts.

Pickled Bean Sprouts (Dua Gia)

Pickled bean sprouts are a quick and easy condiment you can make to have with many Asian rice dishes. It is super cheap and is a great way to add a side of vegetables to your meal.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Vietnamese
Keyword Pickled Bean Sprouts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 58kcal
Author Scruff


  • Pickling Jar (1.25L capacity)
  • Medium Saucepan


Pickling Solution

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 4 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tsp salt


  • 250 gm bean sprouts washed
  • 100 gm carrot (roughly 1 carrot), julienned
  • 5 garlic chives cut into 3cm / 1 in lengths


  • Place the pickling solution ingredients into a medium saucepan and heat on medium, uncovered. Stir until the sugar and salt have dissolved and the liquid has come to a gentle boil. Take off the heat and let it cool for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the vegetables. Put the vegetables in a large bowl and use your hands to toss through.
  • Put the vegetables in the pickling jar. Pour the pickling solution over the top and seal.
  • Leave in the fridge for at least one day.


Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 794mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2829IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg