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5 from 2 votes

Sweet red bean soup

sweet red bean soup recipe with mochi
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: red bean soup
Servings: 2
Calories: 416kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 150 g Anko sweet red bean paste
  • 1 cup 250cc water
  • 2 piece of mochi


  • Cook mochi by using the grill function of oven or microwave. If you use oven grill, cook for 6-7 minutes, if you use microwave, cook for 1-2 minutes. Watch it not to over cook and explode.
  • In a small sauce pan, add an (sweet red bean paste) and water over medium heat.
  • Stir the bean paste to mix well with water, bring to simmer and add mochi.
  • After adding the mochi, cook it briefly in the soup and serve immediately.


mochi is Japanese sticky rice cake and can be bought from any asian grocery stores or mochi (affiliate link)


Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 3.6mg