Edamame Is More Versatile Than You Think! Try This Spicy-Sweet Interpretation First

Last Update: September 29, 2022

Dress up plain edamame with a sweet-and-spicy Hawaiian marinade. Serve this dish as a starter or enjoy it anytime as a quick and easy vegan snack.

Hawaiian Edamame

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


1 (16-ounce) package frozen edamame in the pod
1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons coconut aminos
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons coconut sugar
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons minced ginger


Cook edamame in boiling water according to package instructions.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan set over medium heat, stir together red pepper flakes, coconut aminos, water, and coconut sugar. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to medium low. Stir in sesame oil, garlic, and ginger, and remove from heat.

Drain edamame and quickly pat dry. Place into a large bowl and pour marinade over. Toss to coat. Serve warm.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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