If you are not familiar with Furikake Chex Mix yet, it is basically the standard Chex Mix but with extra ingredient of Furikake, which is a Japanese seasoning mix. You can find different furikake types with some of the most popular ones are made from dried seaweed, sesame seeds, dried bonito, and some salt.
Furikake Chex Mix is very popular in Hawaii. Parts of the reasons is because this snack is so easy to make and versatile. It is such an ideal treat to bring to a beach trip, hiking day, school picnic, or even for nice addition to your work lunch.
Furikake Chex Mix
- 1 bottle Furikake
- 2 tbs. soy sauce
- 1 cup butter
- ½ cup Karo syrup can be substituted with honey
- 2/3 cup vegetable oil
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 box Honeycomb cereal
- 1 box Corn Chex
- 1 box Wheat Chex
- 1 bag pretzels
- 1 bag Fritos
- 1 bag Bugles
Prepare your oven by preheating it to 250ºF.
Split the contents of the Honeycomb cereal, Corn Chex, Wheat Chex, pretzels, Fritos, and Bugles in two pans evenly then set them aside.
Create the syrup by using saucepan to melt the butter. Mix in the Karo syrup, soy sauce, vegetable oil, and sugar in the saucepan after the butter has melted.
Drizzle the syrup on the Chex mixture pans equally then toss the mixtures using spatulas or spoons until both mixes are covered evenly with the syrup.
Pour in the Furikake over the two pans evenly until the whole bottle is used, stir the mixes well.
Bake both pans for one hour with 15 minutes intervals to take them out and toss them to ensure even cooks.
Remove the pans from oven and set them aside to cool down before setting them inside container or bag.
This recipe is made to be a big batch that no one can finish by alone by themselves. Enjoy the Furikake Chex Mix by sharing it with your family and friends.