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Garlic Edamame

Garlic Edamame

Edamame sautéed and coated in a sticky, garlicky soy based sauce. 10 minutes from start to finish! So easy and delicious! The perfect way to kick off sushi or any Asian-inspired meal! 
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: asian, Japanese
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 80kcal
Author: MinShien


  • 1/2 lbs frozen edamame
  • 2-3 tsp minced garlic packed
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2-1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Mix together soy sauce, sugar, water, and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  • Heat up large skillet with 1/2-1 tbsp vegetable oil (See Note 1) under medium high heat.
  • Once skillet is heated up, add minced garlic and sauté for a minute or two, or until garlic is browned and slightly burnt (See Note 2).
  • Add the sauce to the skillet and stir for a few seconds, then immediate add frozen edamame onto the skillet.
  • Stir to coat edamame with sauce. Cook for 2-4 minutes or until edamame is warm and cooked through. 
  • Serve and enjoy!


Note 1: You can use less oil if using a non-stick skillet.
Note 2: If you prefer the garlic to be less-burnt, cook garlic in less time.


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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