Mirin is a syrupy, golden-colored Japanese rice wine used to add a touch of sweetness and flavor to your favorite dish. Mirin can be found in Asian markets and some supermarkets. An equal amount of white grape juice can be substituted.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
Yield:
12 servings ,(serving size: 2 tablespoons)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion, garlic, and salt. Cook 25 to 30 minutes, stirring often, until browned. Add mirin; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

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  • Place onion mixture, beans, and remaining 3 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process 1 minute or until smooth, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Cover and chill at least 2 hours (mixture will thicken as it chills).

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Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

64 calories; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 1.9g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 5.8g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 0.8mg; sodium 187mg; calories from fat 40%; fiber 2g; calcium 31mg.
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