Everyone knows this snack! You can find it in any Asian restaurant as an appetiser, usually on the house. But few know how healthy and nourshing it is. Salty and satisfying and extremely easy and fast to make, edamame is a nutrient-dense food ideal as a snack beween meals or as a starter.

Here is how to make it:


  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 4 cups edamame pods
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


Bring 3 tablespoons water to a boil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add edamame; cover and cook 2 minutes. Add brown sugar, oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper to pan. Cook, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid evaporates and pods are coated. Place edamame mixture in a bowl; sprinkle with sesame seeds.



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