Kicked-Up Kaki Mochi (Spicy Oriental Cereal Mix)

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on November 30, 2005.



Kicked-Up Kaki Mochi (Spicy Oriental Cereal Mix)

  • 2 packages (12 ounce size) rice and oat cereal squares
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup salad oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 2 packages (1.05 ounce size) nori goma furikake (seasoned seaweed and sesame seed mixture)
  • 2 packages (4.58 ounce size) roasted green peas or 1 package (8 ounce) wasabi peas (horseradish-flavored peas)
  • 2 packages (4 ounce size) small iso (soy sauce-flavored) peanuts


Preheat electric oven to 250°F. Spray a large deep baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Put cereal in prepared pan. In a saucepan, heat butter with corn syrup, salad oil, sugar, soy sauce, and hot pepper sauce; stir until sugar dissolves. Pour over cereal mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle furikake over mixture. Bake uncovered for 1 hour; mix lightly every 15 minutes. Stir in peas and peanuts. Cool and store in airtight containers. Makes 5 1/2 quarts.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per cup Serving:
390 calories, 17 g total fat, 4 g saturated fat, 10 mg cholesterol,690 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g sugar, 8 g protein


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