Ingredients
 sugar 2/3 cups
 salt1 1/2 tsp
 white distilled vinegar1 cup
 water1 cup
 carrots2 whole
large
 bean sprouts1 1/2 lbs
 scallions4 whole
0.5-inch lengths
 cilantro leaves
for garnish

cookware

sauce pot
mixing bowl
1
Make a brine by combining sugar, salt, vinegar and water. Stir over medium heat until dissolved. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
2
Peel and cut carrots into julienned pieces. Place carrots, sprouts and scallions in a large bowl. Pour brine over the vegetables, and toss. Make sure all of the vegetables get exposed to the brine.
3
Let sit to marinate at least 30 minutes.
4
Garnish with cilantro leaves.