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a bowl of spicy edamame with a pair of black chopsticks to the side

Spicy Garlic Edamame

Spicy Garlic Edamame is an easy and delicious snack or appetizer. Just four ingredients and 10 minutes is all it takes to make this spicy edamame recipes that you'll find yourself craving again and again.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Spicy Edamame
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 190kcal


  • 1 lb frozen edamame you want edamame still in the pod
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • ½ teaspoon chili flakes or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon flaky salt I prefer Maldon


  • Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Salt generously, and add the frozen edamame.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes, or according to package directions.
  • Drain the edamame and set aside.
  • Heat a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat. Add the butter, and allow to melt.
  • Add the crushed garlic clove and chili flakes to the melted butter. Swirl around in the pan.
  • Cook the garlic butter for 3-5 minutes, until the garlic is just beginning to turn golden, but not brown. Remove from the heat.
  • Add the drained edamame to the garlic butter, and toss to coat.
  • Transfer the spicy garlic edamame to a serving dish, and sprinkle with flaky salt.
  • Enjoy!


  • Nutrition values are an estimate only.
  • This recipe can be made vegan by replacing the butter with vegan butter such as earth balance, or olive oil.


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 494mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 249IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 3mg