How to Keep Natto

How to Keep Natto

The best eaten by date for natto is so short. Using this method, you can by a lot of natto when it's cheap, and not worry about eating it quickly.


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1. Actually, it is really easy. Freeze freshly bought natto in the freezer (It will keep this way for about a month).
2. When you want to eat it Remove the mustard from the styrofoam tray, and heat the natto in the microwave for 40 seconds (500 W). Or defrost it in the fridge overnight.
3. Now eat it just as you normally would.

Story Behind this Recipe

Natto is often sold in packs of 3 or 4. It is difficult to eat it all by the "best by" date, so I use this method to keep it fresh. A lot of people don't know this method, so I thought I'd share it here.