Shirakiku Canned Azuki Bean
Azuki beans, or red beans, are common in Asian cuisine and found in many foods such as congee, sticky rice, and even in desserts. This prepared azuki beans are cooked and sweetened for use in desserts or for making azuki bean paste. Azuki bean paste is a sweetened condiment extremely popular in East Asian cuisine. As the name suggests, this bean paste comes from azuki beans that were slowly boiled with water, sugar, and salt.