The hearty flavour and unique, chewy texture of mochi has made it a natural favourite in Japan. When cooked, these 'cakes' soften and puff up becoming delectably moist and chewy.
Clearspring mochi can be pan-fried, grilled, deep-fried, boiled or oven-baked:
Simply pan fry in a lightly oiled, covered pan over medium-low heat, turning once. Or to oven-bake, cut mochi into 1-1.5" squares and bake in a pre-heated oven for 8-10 minutes. They will puff up and when done are brown and crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Serve with dips or fillings of your choice such as tamari and maple syrup for a delicious sweet snack. Also great wrapped in toasted nori with a tamari & ginger dip or cut into bite sized pieces and add to soups or stews just before serving as crispy croutons.