Substitute Japanese Hon-Mirin (Sweet Rice Wine)

Recipe by Weber
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READY IN: 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix sugar and water and bring to a slight boil for a few minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Add Sake to the mixture a small bit at a time until the desired sweetness is achieved.
  • True Hon-Mirin is very expensive and difficult to obtain outside of Japan.
  • While this shortcut does not have the full flavor and complexity of a true Hon-Mirin, it is an adequate substitute when used as a sweetener in certian Japanese sauces such as teriyaki.
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