Rice Koji

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    Rice koji (米こうじ, 米糀, 米麹) is steamed rice that has been treated with koji mold spores (Aspergillus oryzae, koji-kin 麹菌).  Koji has been the key ingredient to make miso, soy sauce, sakemirin, rice vinegar, amazake, shochu, and shio koji.

    To read more about koji, please read herehereherehere (Japanese), and here (Japanese).

    In the US, you can find Cold Mountain brand of rice koji.

    Kome Koji

    Recipes you can make with Rice Koji

    Amazake (Fermented Japanese Rice Drink) in a Japanese bizen cup.

    Amazake

    How To Make Shio Koji | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

    Shio Koji

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