- Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipe (Quick & Delicious!)
- Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipe Tips
- Healthy Power Cookies
- Spicy Garlic Ginger Edamame
- What is edamame and how do I eat it?
- How to cook edamame
- More simple recipes
- You Will Need
- 11 Must-Try Edamame Recipes
- 2. Edamame, cranberry, and feta salad
- 3. Asian broccoli salad with peanut sauce
- 4. Cucumber edamame salad with ginger-soy vinaigrette
- 6. Crispy Parmesan garlic edamame
- 7. Super greens healthy pasta salad
- 8. Edamame hummus
- 10. Beef and broccoli edamame stir-fry
- 11. Tahini edamame burger
- Edamame with Soy and Sesame Sauce
- Tokyo Life
- Frozen Edamame
- How to Cook Edamame
- Can You Eat Edamame Pods?
- Can You Eat Edamame Raw?
- How to Eat Edamame
- How Long Cooked Edamame Last
- Can Dogs Eat Edamame?
- What about Cats?
- What to Serve with This Edamame Recipe
- GET PICKLED PLUM’S 51 RECIPES ECOOKBOOK TODAY!
- Edamame: A great Food For Vegetarians and Vegans
Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipe (Quick & Delicious!)
This spicy garlic edamame recipe is quick, healthy, and addictively delicious.
In fact, this is my favorite healthy edamame recipe ever.
Edamame is loaded with protein, fiber, and good carbs. It’s also super easy to prepare and fun to eat.
Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipe Tips
While just plain or lightly salted edamame makes a great on-the-go snack, the spicy version below is one of my all-time-favorite to-die-for spicy treats.
Raw garlic is loaded with antioxidants and healing properties; some nutritionists say that it’s the most powerful medicine on the planet. It’s also potent, so hopefully whoever you enjoy this treat with s it as much as you do.
The key to this recipe is to let the pressed raw garlic marinate in the toasted sesame oil while you cook the edamame to let the flavors come together. The raw garlic is naturally spicy and infuses all of its goodness into the oil, while the chili flakes amp up the spiciness even more.
Between the kick from the raw garlic, rich flavor of the toasted sesame oil, and heat from the chili flakes, this spicy garlic edamame is a total party in your mouth.
I love this spicy garlic edamame in the shell. In case you’ve never had edamame in the shell, just gently pull the whole pod between your teeth to eat the beans inside, then discard the outside shell. You can also make this recipe with shelled edamame. Both versions are great.
Some people wonder if edamame is healthy or not because it is soy. Here’s the thing: almost all of the soy in the US is genetically modified.
While soy has a bad rap in some nutrition communities, I believe it’s processed soy that is harmful to health. Forms of processed soy include soybean oil or soybean texturizers and stabilizers.
Whole, unprocessed organic soybeans edamame can be part of a healthy eating plan. In fact, some studies suggest that whole, unprocessed soy is one of the healthiest foods on the planet.
Look for organic as often as possible to ensure it is not genetically modified.
This easy spicy garlic edamame recipe is one of our all-time favorite snacks. If you enjoy this recipe, please leave a star rating and comment below to share with other readers in our community.
- 1 package frozen organic edamame (about 16 ounces), shelled or not, your preference
- 3 large cloves garlic, peeled and pressed through a garlic press (or grated)
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil*
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (or another healthy oil of your choice – flaxseed, macadamia nut and avocado oil are all great. [Or, you can use 2 tablespoons of toasted sesame oil]
- a sprinkle of red chili flakes (1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon, depending on how spicy you it)
- 1 teaspoon sea salt — large flakes are especially nice here, I use Maldon salt in this recipe, but any sea salt works.
- My favorite way to make this is with edamame still in the shell. I also use 1/2 teaspoon of red chili flakes – I it hot!
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil. While you’re waiting for the water to boil, press the garlic into the bottom of a large mixing bowl then add the toasted sesame oil, red pepper flakes, and sea salt. Mix well.
- Cook the edamame in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Frozen edamame is already cooked, you just need to heat it up. Drain, then add the hot edamame to the mixing bowl and toss well with the other ingredients. Doing this while it’s hot helps it soak up all of the flavor from the other ingredients.
- Serve warm, room temperature or even cold.
If desired, garnish with an extra pinch of sea salt and chili flakes to make it pretty. Can be kept in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator up to three days (but we usually finish it within the hour!).
*Toasted sesame oil has a wonderful deep flavor and can be purchased in the ethnic food aisle of most grocery stores.
Make sure it’s toasted sesame oil and not plain sesame oil, there’s a big difference in flavor.
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Healthy Power Cookies
Spicy Garlic Ginger Edamame
This spicy garlic ginger edamame is ridiculously simple to make and tastes amazing. Cooking edamame at home is easy and takes minutes. Jump to the Spicy Edamame Recipe or read on to see our tips for making the recipe.
The first time we tried edamame was at a sushi restaurant. It’s often sold as an appetizer. We’ve often found it served simply with sea salt sprinkled on top of steamed edamame pods, but in this recipe, we kick up the flavors with lots of garlic, ginger and a spicy chili sauce.
What is edamame and how do I eat it?
Edamame are young soybeans, which means the beans are soft and easy to eat. Just in this recipe, edamame is often cooked and served inside the shell. They are high in protein and essential vitamins, and they are really fun to eat.
You don’t actually eat the shell. Instead, to eat them, use your front teeth to scrape the beans their shell. They pop out really easily.
How to cook edamame
To cook edamame at home, start with fresh or frozen edamame in the shell. Since it’s more available, we use frozen. Then steam or boil them until the pods are bright green and warmed through. Drain them, and then sprinkle with some sea salt or skip the salt and toss the pods with our gingery garlic sauce (it’s so good).
This sauce can be made in advance and kept in the refrigerator for a day or so. It’s very simple to make. Simply heat minced garlic and ginger in some oil until fragrant (this takes a minute, tops). Take the skillet off of the heat and stir in soy sauce, something sweet maple syrup, and something spicy Sambal Oelek or Sriracha.
I prefer Sambal Oelek, which is a powerhouse in the kitchen. It’s made with crushed raw red chiles, a little vinegar, and salt. It’s also sold in most grocery stores, just check the international aisle.
When the edamame is cooked, just toss in the sauce. Simple!
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This spicy garlic edamame is ridiculously simple to make and tastes amazing. Cooking edamame at home is easy and takes minutes. In the recipe, we cook the edamame in their shells. You don’t actually eat the shells, though. To eat the beans inside, use your front teeth to scrape the beans their shell. They pop out really easily.
Makes about 4 servings
You Will Need
1 pound fresh or frozen edamame in their pods
1 tablespoon neutral oil avocado, grape seed or safflower oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoons light soy sauce or tamari
2 to 3 teaspoons pure maple syrup, sugar or honey
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1/2 to 1 tablespoon Sambal Oelek or Sriracha
- Cook Edamame
- Make the Sauce
Edamame can be made on the stovetop or in the microwave.To boil edamame: Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a teaspoon of salt. Add the edamame and return to a boil. Cook until bright green and heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain.To microwave edamame: Place the edamame in a microwave-safe dish with 1/4 cup of water and a pinch of salt. Partially cover the dish with a plate, and then microwave on high until bright green and heated through. Depending on your microwave, this can take 1 to 5 minutes.
Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant, but before they brown, 30 to 60 seconds. Remove the skillet from the heat, and then stir in the soy sauce, maple syrup, sesame oil, and chili sauce.Taste and adjust with additional maple syrup to balance out the soy sauce or more chili sauce to make it spicier.Toss the edamame with the sauce and serve.
- Sambal Oelek is a chili paste made with crushed raw red chiles, a little vinegar, and salt. It’s sold in most grocery stores, just check the international aisle.
- Nutrition Facts: The nutrition facts provided below are estimates. We have used the USDA database to calculate approximate values.
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Nutrition Per Serving: Serving Size 1/4 of the recipe / Calories 183 / Total Fat 9.9g / Saturated Fat 2.9g / Cholesterol 0mg / Sodium 265.7mg / Carbohydrate 12.9g / Dietary Fiber 5.5g / Total Sugars 5.6g / Protein 13.5g
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For those of you who are unfamiliar with Asian food, you may be wondering what is edamame? Not too worry, it is not raw fish – it is a soybean (a special type). Traditionally, an Asian vegetable, with roots in China dating back 200BC. In Japanese edamame means “Beans on Branches” and is an exotic name for this sweet, nutty-flavored food.
Once nicknamed “the vegatable cow”, edamame is a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids. It is the only vegetable that offers a complete protein profile equal to both meat and eggs.
In addition, many studies are finding that consumption of soy protein reduces cholesterol levels, builds bone density (thereby preventing osteoporosis), alleviates symptoms of menopause and reduces risk of prostate cancer.
Edamame is very nutritious – packed with many of the basic nutrients that keep us healthy, including calcium, iron, potassium, and folate. Calcium not only builds strong teeth and bones, but also helps prevent heart disease and colon cancer.
Iron carries oxygen throughout the body, so the body and mind perform optimally, preventing fatigue. Potassium is important for a regular heartbeat and normalizing blood pressure. And folate helps fight heart disease and prevents birth defects.
Edamame is best used within 24 hours of harvesting. To preserve this quality and flavor, food companies blanch and quick-freeze freshly harvested edamame. Until recently, it was only available in specialty Asian markets.
The rising popularity of this healthy food item has brought it into most grocery store frozen food sections. Edamame is available in the pods and shelled.
The pods are commonly used as an appetizer or snack and the shelled beans are great for use in cooking and salads.
Age to introduce: 6-8 months (cooked and pureed) Over 18 months (whole beans).
If you can boil water, you can make edamame. It is super simple and quick. The pods are not edible, so you need to show your kids how to eat this snack. The beans need to popped the pods. Use your thumb and forefinger to squeeze the beans from the pod. With a little mastery, your children may be able to shoot them directly into their mouths – what fun!
Bring about 3-4 quarts of water to a boil, add a dash of salt and place the edamame in the boiling water. Cook 3-5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. Serve in a bowl. You will need another bowl to put the empty pods in.
Edamame for everyone
Edamame pods are not edible. It should be cooked before using it in salads. To cook: quickly boil them (pods or shelled) in water 3-5 minutes and drain and rinse in cold water. Shell if necessary. If you are planning to use shelled edamame in a recipe that will be cooked, such as soup, there is no need to boil them first.
- Cocktail party treat: Make the toddler treat recipe, but instead of using salted water, use plain water. Drain and rinse the pads in water. Place them in a bowl and sprinkle them course sea salt. They taste ten times better than peanuts!
- Add Edemame (shelled) to any 3-bean salad recipe.
- Put an Asian twist on traditional succotash (corn and lima beans) by using shelled edemame instead of lima beans.
- Add edamame (shelled) to soups, such vegetable or minestrone, stews, or stir frys.
- Add edamame to green salads and toss with your favorite salad dressing. To inspire your salads with a Japanese zip.
- 1 Tbsp wasabi powder OR paste
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- salt and pepper (to taste)
Directions: Whisk together all ingredients. Pour over salad and toss.
11 Must-Try Edamame Recipes
We always buy frozen edamame with the best of intentions. But more often than not, we use it for icing our sore joints instead of in a delicious meal.
As important as post-workout R&R is, we say it’s time to let edamame live up to its full potential. These 11 frozen edamame recipes are so tasty and easy, you may never end up with extra bags in your freezer again.
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Cabbage salads are tricky. The veggie produces so many shredded leaves that it feels impossible to use them all — especially when recipes call for green and purple varieties. (There’s only so much cabbage one can eat!)
This salad, however, changes the game. It’s so crunchy and satisfying that you’ll actually look forward to leftovers all week. And since cabbage is so dense, you won’t have to worry about it getting flat and lifeless other greens.
Another bonus: It tastes good with all kinds of protein. Chicken, shrimp, tofu… you really can’t go wrong.
2. Edamame, cranberry, and feta salad
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Simple, savory, sweet — this salad checks all the boxes. It also makes a snazzy side dish or snack.
Simply defrost frozen edamame, toss with cranberries and olive oil, stir in feta crumbles, and cover with freshly cracked black pepper.
We also love stuffing the salad into a pita pocket and adding diced cucumber and red onion to turn it into a full meal.
3. Asian broccoli salad with peanut sauce
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Some ingredients are just made for each other — broccoli and edamame. What strengthens their union even more? Peanut sauce.
To make the most of these triple-threat flavors, boil or roast broccoli florets, toss with edamame and chopped peanuts, mix in the peanut sauce, and top with scallions and sesame seeds.
The perfect side for sautéed chicken breast or tofu, this salad will make anyone a fan of broccoli — yes, even the kiddos.
4. Cucumber edamame salad with ginger-soy vinaigrette
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Zucchini shouldn’t have all the fun. This recipe skips the squash and opts for crunchy cucumber as its spiralized veggie of choice.
Mixed with red bell pepper, jalapeño, edamame, and a homemade ginger vinaigrette, it’s perfect as a light dinner after a heavy day of eating — we’ve all been there — or as a simple weekday lunch.
Add shrimp or salmon for some more protein and toasted sesame seeds for a little extra color and flavor.
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For those moments when you’re looking for a fresh dip for your pita chips, reach for frozen edamame.
Made with garlic, olive oil, lemon, and fresh herbs (basil is our fave), this dip will be gone in less time than you’ll spend making it. In fact, you may even want to double the recipe — particularly if you’re hosting.
6. Crispy Parmesan garlic edamame
Anything with Parmesan and garlic in the title is bound to be the bomb, right? This portable snack is a snap, requiring just a quick coating of spices and cheese and a stint in the oven until the cheese is all browned and melted.
The garlic complements the edamame’s flavor without overpowering it, and the cheese turns these pods into bite-size snacks with a satisfying crunch.
7. Super greens healthy pasta salad
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Edamame is often used as a substitute for chickpeas, but in this recipe, they become a dream team. (Oh, and peas join the party too.)
Simply cook the orzo, add the frozen ingredients just before it’s done boiling, drain, add the chickpeas and spices along with a splash with olive oil, and voila! You can now enjoy your comforting bowl of goodness.
For a little extra flavor, add a drizzle of thick balsamic or top with red pepper flakes.
8. Edamame hummus
Betcha haven’t tried this hummus variety before! To balance the flavor of edamame, amp up the lemon juice and tahini for a perfect dipping sauce you’ll keep coming back to.
Simply defrost the edamame and blend the ingredients. The finished product is a beautiful pastel green, but you class it up even more with a drizzle of olive oil, some fresh cilantro leaves, and a few sesame seeds.
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Here’s another fun spin on beloved Mediterranean cuisine. Edamame stands in for chickpeas to create St. Patrick’s-worthy falafels (with the help of parsley and scallions too).
Enjoy them covered in a garlic-herb spread and nestled between spinach leaves. Feel free to use whatever sauces you please — hummus, harissa, tzatziki — and get creative with toppings. (Though pickled onions and Kalamata olives are a great choice, if we may say so.)
10. Beef and broccoli edamame stir-fry
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We have some serious beef with this recipe. Just kidding! Easy and tasty, this recipe can do no wrong.
Homemade sauce is splashed on thin strips of flank steak (chicken or shrimp would taste great too) and mixed with broccoli, edamame, and brown rice for a filling, flavorful, and easy weeknight dinner.
Feel free to substitute store-bought teriyaki sauce if you’re short on time (or ingredients), but keep an eye out for added sugars.
11. Tahini edamame burger
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Black bean burgers, lentil burgers, mushroom burgers… the list of vegetarian burger options runs deep. But edamame burgers? This was news to our ears — and boy, are we glad we heard it.
The frozen soybeans are mixed with the s of sweet potato, garlic, onion, oats, greens, and a heap of spices and sauces ( tahini) to create the most savory veggie burger we’ve ever tasted.
Serve with whole grain mustard, barbecue sauce, hummus, tzatziki, or any other accoutrements, and feel free to freeze the leftovers (they thaw champs).
Who knew these little soybeans could be so versatile? We certainly didn’t, but now a bag of frozen edamame is a grocery trip staple.
If you really want to end your green cooking spree on an interesting note, you could be adventurous and try this edamame ice cream recipe (WTF?!), but we’ll leave that one up to you.
Edamame with Soy and Sesame Sauce
Want to impress your guests at your next sushi party? Serve these deliciously savory and nutty edamame with soy and sesame sauce, and watch them gobble them up in no time! Only 3 ingredients required and 5 minutes of your time!
I’ve been munching on edamame beans since I was a little girl.
As soon as summer arrived my mother took a break from cooking complicated meals and served a light Japanese fare that I always looked forward to dive into.
Dishes zaru soba (chilled buckwheat noodles with a tare dipping sauce), squid boiled with soy sauce and sugar, hiyayakko (chilled silken tofu), oshitashi (boiled spinach with ground sesame seeds), and steamed edamame with salt.
I loved sucking on the salty edamame pods and chewing on the sweet beans inside. To me, edamame will always be a summer snack.
However, in Japan edamame is a snack that’s served all year round in izakayas (Japanese tapas style pubs) and convenience stores, and one known to pair beautifully with a cold glass of beer.
I must have had edamame almost every week during the three years I spent living in Tokyo.
It was a healthy snack I picked up at Seven Eleven and carried around in my large shoulder bag along with my modeling portfolio and high heels. I always look back fondly at my time spent in Japan because it’s where I fell in love with food, where I started my modeling career, where I had my first long-term boyfriend, and where I first became independent.
Japan will always have a special piece of my heart not only because my mother is from there, but also because it’s given me so much.
Today, I have a super yummy edamame recipe you will love!
These edamame pods are boiled and then sauteed in a sesame oil and soy sauce seasoning.
The flavors pair so well with the sweet green soybeans, plus, the pods look stunning! And you don’t need fresh edamame either because I’m using…
I don’t even know where to find fresh edamame to be honest since I’ve always used frozen edamame!
There are plenty of brands to choose from these days such as Seapoint Farms (the brand I usually use), Nature’s Promise, Bird’s Eye, and Market Pantry. I always buy edamame in their pods because I find that the texture of the beans is better than the shelled ones.
It’s also harder to season edamame beans because of their slippery texture so for this recipe, I’m using the pods.
How to Cook Edamame
- Add edamame pods or shelled beans to a pot of salted water and boil for 5 minutes. Drain in cold water and serve.
- Put the edamame pods or shelled beans in a steam basket and place the basket over a pot filled with about 1 inch of water. Bring the water to boil, put a lid over the basket and steam for 5-10 minutes.
- Place the edamame pods or shelled beans in a microwave safe bowl and sprinkle a little water over them. Cover with a a paper tower and microwave on high for 1-3 minutes.
Can You Eat Edamame Pods?
No, you can only eat the beans inside since the pods are too tough and fibrous to eat. You can however cook the pods and suck on them as you squeeze the beans out. That’s by far my favorite way to eat edamame!
Can You Eat Edamame Raw?
Edamame beans are poisonous when eaten raw.
They can cause nausea, diarrhea, vomiting and could also lead to long-term damage to organs and tissues if ingested in large amounts. so it’s very important that you cook the beans before eating them.
How to Eat Edamame
The traditional way to eat edamame is to sprinkle the shells with a little salt and let the beans pop into your mouth with a gentle squeeze.
This recipe is a little different because the pods are sauteed in soy sauce and sesame oil, so the bulk of the flavor is on the outside. Make sure you take a good licking to the pods because they are delicious!
Nutty, salty and peppery, it feels I am eating some sort of Szechuan dish minus the heat.
How Long Cooked Edamame Last
Cooked edamame will last a maximum of 4 days, refrigerated in an airtight container. They should be refrigerated within 2 hours of cooking.
I wouldn’t recommend keeping them in the fridge for longer 3-4 days, even if they look and smell fine since they could be unsafe to eat.
Can Dogs Eat Edamame?
Yes but only in very small portions since they can really upset your dog’s stomach.
The reason is that they are extremely high in fiber so they could give your dog diarrhea if you feed it too many beans. They can also cause bloating and gas which can be uncomfortable so if you feel sharing a snack with your pup, stick to no more than 2 or 3 beans.
What about Cats?
The same goes for cats. I have a cat and never feed him human food, period. It’s too risky so I don’t take any chances. Okay, I’ll admit to giving Tsukune (his name means chicken meatball in Japanese) certain fresh herbs cilantro and basil, and a teeny tiny bit of plain yogurt, but that’s about it.
What to Serve with This Edamame Recipe
As I previously mentioned, this dish makes a delicious snack or side to serve at a sushi party. But you can also serve it as part of Japanese home style dinner with Japanese classics such as:
- Japanese curry rice
- Agedashi tofu
- Miso ramen
Did you this Edamame with Soy and Sesame Sauce Recipe? Are there changes you made that you would to share? Share your tips and recommendations in the comments section below!
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A nutty and savory snack of edamame pods lightly fried in toasted sesame oil and tossed in soy sauce. The best!
- Caroline Phelps
- Prep Time: 1 minutes
- Cook Time: 4 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 2 1x
- Category: Snacks
- Cuisine: Japanese
Edamame: A great Food For Vegetarians and Vegans
Cooking frozen edamame is a great way for someone with specific dietary needs to stay healthy. It’s the perfect snack for those who are on the run and even those who to cook full coarse meals. There are so many different options when cooking frozen edamame and best of all edamame is good for you and delicious too!
If you are vegetarian or vegan or are looking to decide whether converting to a plant based diet is right for you, Edamame can be a great choice food. Edamame is a soybean that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates.
Edamame is close to a complete protein, which means it contains most of the essential amino acids necessary for your body to stay healthy, but not all. Edamame is also a fantastic source of fiber, fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, and isoflavones (that are only found in soy products).
And at a mere 100 calories per serving, which is 1 cup cooked, you can’t go wrong.
Edamame is more commonly known in the Japanese culture, but as of late it has become popular in the United States. Since the growth of popularity the edamame soybean has become readily available at many more markets than in the past.
Fresh edamame is a bit more difficult to locate than frozen edamame so when looking to make an edamame dish cooking frozen edamame is the way to go.
Frozen edamame mostly comes in the full pod and has been flash frozen so its nutrients stay in tact.
When you are ready to cook the frozen edamame bean you can boil them, toss the bag in the refrigerator and defrost them or even microwave them. Once defrosted they are ready to eat.
Edamame is a soy beans that is harvested before the soy bean reaches full maturity. In Japan, edamame literally means “beans on a branch.” In the American dictionary it is described as an “immature soybean.
” When a soy bean is harvested early on it retains a sweet and soft taste and texture, un the mature soy beans that are harvested to make tofu and other soy byproducts. Eating shelled or edamame on the pod can be fun.
Just pop them into your mouth and enjoy the flavor!
When you are getting ready to cook frozen edamame there are few tips that can help you out, especially if you are new to this fantastic treat.
- Edamame is traditionally cooked by boiling it in a big pot of water, but you can cook many other ways. Steaming frozen edamame may actually help preserve the nutrients in the edamame. Cooking frozen edamame by boiling it has been known to release the nutrients into the water. Boiling edamame may be a smart idea if you plan to reuse the water, such as in making mashed potatoes! Another great idea is to pan fry it or even mash it up to make a dip.
- Edamame is also more than just a healthy snack it is also a creative way to spice up a meal. Traditionally edamame is served as an appetizer in Japanese culture, but as the soybean becomes more popular it’s use is spreading into the meal side of things as well.
- Edamame is most commonly sprinkled with a good amount of salt, which is mighty tasty, but you can try other seasonings as well. Emeril Lagasse says, “kick it up a notch!” Try cayenne pepper or even fresh lemon juice on top.
- Remember when cooking frozen edamame that the edamame beans have already been cooked and only need to be defrosted. If the frozen edamame is overcooked the beans tend to dry out and loose much of their sweet savory flavor.
- Lastly, edamame pods are not meant to be eaten. Seasoning the edamame on the outside of the pods is a great way to flavor the edamame soy beans because to eat the beans you slide the beans the pod while in your mouth leaving the taste that resided on the outside of the pod.
Edamame will keep you fuller longer and help you enjoy a wide array of healthy nutrients along the way. It is a fully balanced treat for a healthy diet of any kind, especially those who are on a specific diet. Vegans, vegetarians, and diabetics will love what this healthy soy bean will offer them.
There are a plethora of recipes and dished that can be made with cooking frozen edamame. You can make eat them the bag, make appetizers, dips, or use them in a full main course dish. Whatever it is that you decide to make when cooking frozen edamame you can not go wrong. Edamame is a healthy sweet tasting snack that will keep you energized throughout the entire day. Grab a handful and experience the delight.
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