10 Amazing Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipes

Edamame has become highly popular in many countries, and is delicious, but many people do not know what it is or what it can be used for.

In this article, we will be going through some delicious spicy garlic edamame recipes that you can make at home with just a few ingredients. If you want to find out about some mouth-watering recipes that will make your senses sing, keep reading.

What Is Edamame?

Edamame is the name given to young soybeans. They are very popular in the US but originate from East Asia, namely China.

The use of edamame can be dated back over 2,000 years, and has grown in popularity in various parts of the world since it was introduced to Japan.

Edamame can be used in an array of different recipes, including as appetizers on their own, in stews, soups, noodle dishes and even salads. You will most likely come across edamame if you visit a Japanese or Chinese sushi bar, as they are very popular.

10 Amazing Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipes

Garlic Chili Spicy Edamame By Kevin Is Cooking

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Chinese

Calories: 228 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 2 servings

Vegan Friendly: substitute for vegan-friendly mayonnaise for a vegan dish

This recipe is super simple and easy to prepare. It incorporates the punch of chili along with the garlic to perfectly compliment the edamame. All you need to do is sauté the garlic in sesame oil on medium low heat until it is a beautiful golden brown and remove it from the heat.

Then you mix in the sautéed garlic with the soy sauce, chili paste and mayonnaise to make the delicious coating. For the edamame, steam the pods in a microwave (or over the stove) for two or so minutes.

Once steamed and warm, transfer the edamame to the bowl with the sauce and toss to coat it thoroughly. You can add sea salt and eat it immediately for a delicious treat.

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • chili paste
  • cloves garlic
  • edamame
  • mayonnaise
  • sea salt flakes
  • sesame oil
  • soy sauce

Spicy Garlic Ginger Edamame By Inspired Taste

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Chinese

Calories: 183 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 4 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

For this recipe, you will need to steam or boil the edamame on the stovetop or microwave – this can take between 2-5 minutes depending on the method. Drain the edamame and put aside to make the sauce. In a skillet, heat up the oil and add the ginger and garlic, cooking till fragrant (but do not brown or burn).

Remove the pan from the heat source and add the maple syrup, soy sauce, chili sauce and sesame oil. You can add more maple syrup or chili if you want to, but be sure to taste it before making any alterations. Once you have the perfect sauce, add the edamame and coat thoroughly. Now you can enjoy this delightful snack.

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Neutral oil (safflower/grape seed/avocado)
  • Sriracha or Sambal Oelek
  • Sugar, honey or pure maple syrup
  • Tamari or light soy sauce
  • Toasted sesame oil

Chili Garlic Edamame By Profusion Curry

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Singapore

Calories: 203 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 4 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

Get a small frying pan, place it on a medium  heat, and add the garlic and sesame oil to sauté. Cook until golden brown and remove from the heat. Get a medium-sized bowl and mix your liquid coconut, chili paste and sautéed garlic, stirring thoroughly.

You will need to steam the edamame in the microwave or use the stovetop. Once steamed and warm, add the edamame to the bowl and coat with the sauce. You can then add the sesame seeds and sea salt and eat them immediately. 

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Chili sauce/sriracha
  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds
  • Soy sauce / liquid coconut amino

Garlic Spicy Edamame By Mashed

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Chinese

Calories: 207 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 2 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

You will  have to boil or steam your edamame until ready. Then, mince the garlic and sauté it in a frying pan along with sesame oil for around two minutes. Make sure that the garlic does not burn, so stir it constantly.

Once cooked, add the garlic and sesame oil to a small bowl and add the chili paste and soy sauce. Once mixed, pour the mixture over the warm edamame and serve it immediately. 

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Chili Paste
  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Sesame Oil
  • Soy Sauce
  • Water

Spicy Garlic Edamame By Hey Nutrition Lady

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: American

Calories: 190 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

You will need to boil or steam your edamame until defrosted and cooked, then drain and set to the side. Add your butter to a large skillet over a medium heat and wait for it to melt. Then, add the chili flakes and garlic to the pan, mixing.

The garlic will have to cool for 305 minutes, or until it starts to turn golden (not browning). Once the garlic is turning golden, add the drained edamame and coat thoroughly.

Now you can transfer the edamame to the suitable dish for serving, add some flaky salt and enjoy the fruits of your labor. 

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Butter
  • Chili Flakes
  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Salt

Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame By Skinny Taste

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Chinese/Japanese

Calories: 152 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4 servings

Vegan Friendly: substitute honey for maple syrup or molasses for a vegan-friendly dish

Defrost the edamame using a microwave if frozen. Add your cayenne and black pepper, sesame seeds and orange zest to a small bowl and set it aside. Now, get a small sauce pot and add the soy sauce, broth and honey.

Allow to slowly boil on a medium heat until it has reduced by half (5-6 minutes). Get a large non-stick skillet and place over medium-high heat and add the garlic, oil and ginger to sauté.

Do this for 30-60 seconds, and add the orange zest mixture and edamame to coat. Add your soy sauce to the edamame and coat. Allow to cook for a further 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens, and serve immediately.  

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Cayenne pepper
  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Honey/Maple syrup
  • Orange zest
  • Pepper
  • Reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • Reduced-sodium soy sauce/gluten-free soy sauce
  • Sesame seeds

Spicy Garlic Edamame By Pepper Bowl

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Chinese

Calories: 141 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 2 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the edamame. Cook for around two minutes and strain. Using the same pan, add the minced garlic and vegetable oil to sauté until the color begins to change to gold.

Add the steamed edamame, sesame seeds and chili garlic sauce and coat. Serve immediately and enjoy.

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Chili sauce
  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Sesame seeds
  • Vegetable oil
  • Water

Spicy Garlic Edamame By MIKLIA

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Japanese

Calories: Chef does not disclose calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 2 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

Put a frying pan over a low heat and add the garlic, oil, chili and salt. Cook slowly for two minutes to transfer the flavor to the oil, but do not burn. Once aromatic, add the frozen edamame to the pan and bring the heat up to medium to begin to stir-fry and coat the ingredients in the pan.

Add sake into the pan once the edamame pods are coated, and place a lid over the tip to steam. Allow to steam for two minutes and then serve and eat immediately. 

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Japanese red chili
  • Japanese sake 
  • Rock salt
  • Vegetable oil

Spicy Garlic Edamame By Elizabeth Rider

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: American

Calories: 197 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4 servings

Vegan Friendly: yes

Add water to a large pot to bring to the boil. While waiting, add garlic, sesame oil, sea salt and red pepper flakes to a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.

Once the water is boiling, add the edamame and boil for 2-3 minutes or until cooked, then drain the water. After it is drained, add the edamame to the mixing bowl and coat.

Once coated, serve immediately and enjoy. You can add extra salt or chili flakes to add some extra flavor and make it look even more delicious.

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Edamame
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Red chili flake
  • Sea Salt
  • Toasted sesame seeds

Spicy Garlic Edamame By Vivacious Gourmet

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Chinese

Calories: Chef does not disclose calories per serving

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings: 4 servings

Vegan Friendly: substitute for vegan-friendly mayonnaise for a vegan dish

Add oil and garlic to a pan on a low-medium heat to cook. Sauté for five or so minutes until cooked, but not burning. Steam or boil the edamame in the microwave or stovetop and set aside. Mix chili garlic sauce, Tamari, the sautéed garlic and mayonnaise thoroughly and add the edamame. Coat thoroughly and garnish with sesame seeds and salt and enjoy.

Ingredients required to make this dish:

  • Black pepper
  • Chili garlic sauce
  • Edamame
  • Garlic
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sea salt
  • Sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds
  • Tamari

Final Thoughts On Spicy Garlic Edamame Recipes

There are so many delicious recipes to choose from with edamame, and nothing is stopping you. You can go out and pick up some edamame at your local convenience store, and you probably already have everything else you need in your cupboards!

If you want to try out some snacks that are both delicious and healthy, you definitely need to try out edamame. Even if you do not want a lot of spice, there are so many variations available on the internet, so you can even make some smoky and sweet appetizers and snacks with edamame.

Now, what are you waiting for?

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