Spicy Garlic Edamame

Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame is a flavor explosion in your mouth! An easy, totally addicting snack or side dish!

Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame is a flavor explosion in your mouth! An easy, totally addicting snack or side dish!
Spicy Garlic Edamame

Ever get steamed edamame at a Japanese restaurant? Well these are even better thanks to the spicy sauce made with garlic, ginger, soy sauce, cayenne and honey. They are finger-licking good, great as a snack, appetizer or side dish and super easy to make. Make it a meal served with California Shrimp Sushi Stacks, Cauliflower Fried Rice, General Tso Chicken or Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry.

Flavor explosion with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Trust me, make them once and you’ll be making them over and over again! Great for snacking while watching the game. If you make them, come back and leave a comment! I can’t wait to hear what you think.

How To Eat Edamame

The pod of the edamame is not edible, you only eat the beans inside the pod. To eat edamame, place one edamame pod in your mouth, slide out the edamame beans with your teeth, and discard the pods.

Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame is a flavor explosion in your mouth! An easy, totally addicting snack or side dish!

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Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame is a flavor explosion in your mouth! An easy, totally addicting snack or side dish!

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Spicy Garlic Edamame

3
6
3
SP
152
Calories
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
CUISINE: Chinese, Japanese
Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame is a flavor explosion in your mouth! An easy, totally addicting snack or side dish!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce, or gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 5 cups edamame, in pod*

Instructions

  • *If frozen, place edamame in a microwave-safe bowl and heat edamame for 2-3 minutes, or until defrosted.
  • In a small bowl, combine orange zest, cayenne, sesame seeds and black pepper.  Set aside.
  • In a small sauce pot, bring soy sauce, chicken broth and honey to a slow boil over medium heat.
  • Continue to gently boil until sauce is reduced by half, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  • Add the oil, garlic and ginger and sauté for 30 to 60 seconds.
  • Add edamame and orange peel/spice mixture and toss to evenly coat.
  • Add sauce to the edamame, toss and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until sauce is slightly thickened and edamame is heated through.

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Nutrition

Serving: 11/4 cups, Calories: 152kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 7g, Sodium: 573mg, Fiber: 4.5g, Sugar: 7g
Blue Smart Points: 3
Green Smart Points: 6
Purple Smart Points: 3
Points +: 4
Keywords: Gluten Free, Vegetarian Meals