Spicy Edamame

Spicy Edamame

Edamame, or boiled whole soybean pods, can be more delicious when seasoned with a spicy miso sauce. Try these as a healthy snack or a quick appetizer. The recipe is easy to follow and takes only 15 minutes from start to finish. Flavorful and savory, the combination with miso will entice home cooks around the world.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1/2 lb 227g frozen edamame in shells
  • 1 tbsp canola oil or grapeseed oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp chili paste Sambal Oelek recommended
  • 1 tbsp M1nute Miso Organic


  1. Prepare edamame according to package instructions. Transfer cooked edamame to a big bowl.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. When the pan is hot, add garlic and chili paste and cook until combined and fragrant. Add M1nute Miso Organic and mix all together for 1 minute.

  3. Remove from heat and pour the spicy miso mixture over the edamame and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Quick Tip: Add more chili paste if you prefer a spicier taste.


Message from Nami: “Edamame is becoming more popular as an appetizer. Have you tried seasoning edamame before? This spicy miso edamame is really flavorful and hard to stop eating! You can adjust the spiciness to your liking. My children like it with just a tiny bit of spice kick. It’s a can be a healthy afternoon snack or an appetizer.”


About Nami: A native of Yokohama, Japan, Nami inherited her passion for cooking and her culinary basics from her mother. In 2011, she started a blog "Just One Cookbook” to organize her Japanese recipes that she had been sharing with her friends. The blog, featuring easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful pictures, has become extremely popular around the world. In December 2013, she published an ebook titled "Just One Cookbook – Essential Japanese Recipes" with 33 easy and simple recipes from her archives. Nami currently resides in the San Francisco Bay area with her family.