Sweet Red Bean Paste

Servings: 8

Ingredients

2/3

cup

Dried Adzuki beans

Water for boiling

1/2

cup

sugar, brown sugar, or honey

2

tablespoons

neutral flavor oil for frying

Optional

Cinnamon to taste

crushed:

walnut

pecan

ghingko

almond

peanut

mashed:


lemon

orange

pineapple

Raisins

Procedure

Preparation

Rinse the beans in cold water, discarding broken/discolored/shriveled beans.

Place in a bowl or pot, cover with water, and soak over night.

Drain and rinse in cold water.

Place in a pot, cover with water, add a dash or two of salt, and bring to a rapid boil.

Reduce heat and simmer until soft, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Remove from heat, drain, and cool.

Use a mortar and pestle, food processor, or blender and mash/blend until smooth.

Transfer to a mixing bowl and stir in the sugar (and any optional ingredient).

Final Prep

Heat a wok or stir fry pan.

Add oil and bean paste and fry on medium low heat for 2 to 4 minutes (until dry), pressing and turning occassionally with spoon or spatula.

Remove from heat and cool.

Transfer to an air tight container and refrigerate until use.

The paste may be stored, refrigerated, for up to one week.

Use as needed in various recipes.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (1.1 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

132.47

Calories From Fat (23%)

30.78

Calories From Protein (9%)

11.31

Calories From Carbohydrates (68%)

90.37

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 3.49g

5%

Saturated Fat 0.55g

3%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.74g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.98g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 0.82mg

<1%

Potassium 206.22mg

6%

Total Carbohydrates 22.83g

8%

Fiber 2.09g

8%

Sugar 12.49g

Net Carbohydrates 20.74g

Protein 3.26g

7%

Vitamin A 2.79IU

<1%

Vitamin C 0mg

0%

Calcium 10.97mg

1%

Iron 0.82mg

5%

Vitamin E 0.28mg

3%

Thiamin 0.07mg

5%

Riboflavin 0.04mg

2%

Niacin 0.43mg

2%

Vitamin B6 0.06mg

3%

Folate 102.16mcg

26%

Vitamin B12 0mcg

0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.24mg

2%

Vitamin K 6.25mcg

8%

Phosphorus 62.58mg

6%

Magnesium 20.86mg

5%

Zinc 0.83mg

6%

Copper 0.18mg

9%

Manganese 0.28mg

14%

Selenium 0.58mcg

<1%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 2.21g

0%

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