Japanese Rice Crackers Recipe

Japanese Rice Crackers make up a traditional crunchy snack recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Sembei by following this easy recipe.
Japanese Rice Crackers Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.

Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 Cups mochiko (sweet rice flour)
  • 3 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp Black sesame seeds
  • 1 Cup hot water
  • 1/4 Cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 Cup mirin
How to make Japanese Rice Crackers:
  • Mix rice flour with sugar and add hot water. Knead to a dough.
  • Roll the dough into balls and then steam.
  • Knead the dough once more and roll into large coils.
  • At this point, any integrated flavorings (here sesame seeds) are added.
  • Roll out the flavored dough into thin sheets and then cut into any shape you desire (traditionally circular).
  • Lay the cut dough on straw mats and dry in the sun.
  • Season them with soy sauce and mirin blend.
  • Grill the crackers.
  • Japanese Rice Crackers are ready.


Reviews and Ratings:
dave posted 17/09/2009
the recipe looks easy, however 4 noobs, it doesn't specify time to steam dough balls & how. Mirin and soy are both liquid, I assume I have to brush the cut dough with a brush? Are they ready to eat when golden on the grill or when? still good recipe

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