Sweet Red Bean Soup


[/su_brhrbr]This sweet dessert soup is made with red azuki beans, a warming yang food.

Sweet Red Bean Soup

Sweet Red Bean Soup

This sweet dessert soup is made with red azuki beans, a warming yang food.
Course: Soups & Chowders
Author: The Cook
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  • ½ cup adzuki beans
  • 1 tablespoon glutinous rice
  • 1 large piece dried tangerine peel, about 7 cm
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup peanuts, crushed

Recipe Instructions

  • Soak the beans and rice overnight in an ample amount of water <em>(about 3 cups)</em>.
  • In a 3 litre saucepan, bring 4 cups water with the glutinous rice, azuki beans and dried tangerine peel to boil <em>(Note: glutinous rice, azuki (adzuki) beans, and dried citrus peel or dried tangerine peel can all be purchased in Chinese/Asian markets. If you use fresh citrus peel instead of the dried peel, the orange flavour will be stronger.)</em>
  • Turn the heat down to low, cover and simmer for about 1¼ hours, until the beans are visible with the water just covering them, and tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Add the sugar, stirring to dissolve. <em>(Start with ¼ cup and add 1 or 2 more tablespoons as desired)</em>.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and cool. Remove the tangerine peel. While the soup is cooling, crush the peanuts.
  • Pour the soup in the blender. Use the liquefy setting to liquefy for 1 - 2 minutes, until the azuki beans are thoroughly blended.
  • Chill until ready to serve. Just before serving, garnish with the crushed peanuts.

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Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg

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