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Easy Zenzai Red Bean and Mochi Soup in a Microwave

Easy Zenzai Red Bean and Mochi Soup in a Microwave

This is an easy recipe for when you feel like eating a single serving of zenzai (red bean and mochi soup) .

Ingredients: 1 serving

Canned azuki beans (tsubu-an Recipe ID: 965417)
to taste
Water
about 1~2 tablespoons
Salt
to taste
Mochi or cut mochi (Recipe ID: 976067)
to taste
Salt
to taste

Steps

1. Cook the mochi whatever way you like. Toast in a toaster oven, soften in the microwave, etc.
2. I used this canned adzuki beans.
3. Use a 200 ml cup. Fill half of the cup with the adzuki beans. Add about 1 or 2 tablespoons of water, microwave.
4. Put the mochi on top and it's done. It's very hot, so be careful when eating.
5. I used this mochi Recipe ID: 976067. It's soft, so add it to the soup at the end.

Story Behind this Recipe

I feel like eating zenzai when it gets cold.
I feel like eating it when New Year's approaches.
So I came up with this recipe to make it easily in the microwave.