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Garlic Chilli Edamame

  • Author: Recipe Winners, recipe by Hiroyuki Terada
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 serves as a snack


Whip up a batch of these garlic chilli edamame in no time and sit back and pat yourself on the back. You don’t even have to leave the house for your favourite Japanese restaurant.

These are so good you’ll want to cook some zucchini, asparagus or bok choy the same way. Absolutely delicious!


  • 400g (14 ounces) frozen edamame beans in their shell
  • 60g (2 ounces) butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 teaspoon togarashi or 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup  light soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons black or white  sesame seeds – optional


  • add water to a wok or frypan and  bring water to the boil then add edamame
  • when the water comes back to the boil drain edamame
  • heat a large wok or frypan over medium-high heat till hot
  • add drained edamame beans and toss for 30 seconds
  • toss in  butter cubes and stir for 1 minute
  • add garlic and toss for 2 minutes
  • add togarashi or chilli, soy, sesame seeds and sesame oil tossing for a minute or so
  • serve and enjoy

  • Category: vegetables
  • Method: stir fry
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Keywords: garlic chilli edamame