8 Recommended Edamame Recipes!

8 Recommended Edamame Recipes!

Edamame can be either blanched, dry roasted, unshelled or shelled are those green immature soybeans that people from all over the world find to not only be delicious, but also highly nutritious. The Japanese, however, seem to have perfected it and here are their recommendations for visitors who want to eat edamame in Japan:



 

8 Recommended Edamame Recipes!

 

1. Boiled Edamame:

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Boiling or steaming is a great way to cook edamame. Salt is often used after, not during, cooking to retain the moisture in the beans while cooking. You can add garlic and pepper for flavor if you like and then eat them plain or add them to pasta or salads.

 

2. Fried Edamame:

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Stir fried edamame with lots of veggies makes for a fantastic dish. Do not forget the tamari soy sauce and the sesame oil. The Japanese sometimes stir fry shelled cooked edamame with walnuts, fresh ginger, and brown rice. Sometimes, they add meat, like chicken breasts, to make a full meal.

 

3. Tempura Edamame:

The secret to a good edamame tempura is the batter and the dipping sauce. In addition, expert Japanese cooks are extra careful when it comes to cooking temperature making sure that all ingredients come cold. With shrimp added to the dipping sauce, you get a flavorful zing!

 

4. Edamame Bread:

Edamame breads, sandwiches, and salads add a dash of west to what is otherwise Japanese. However, rather than adding croutons or feta cheese, the soy beans are mashed and mixed and mixed-in to become an integral part of the bread.

 

5. Edamame Salad:

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As a salad, there are a variety of ways to prepare edamame. Japanese cooks add Sesame, Quinoa, Shiitake, avocado, or their favorite sushi to create flavorful healthy salad dishes. With a dash of pepper, mirin and other exotic additions, the Edamame salad is a knockout.You can get it at bakery.

 

6. Edamame Mousse:

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The creaminess of edamame is a perfect foundation for a mousse that though not sweet, is nonetheless delicious and smooth. The Japanese exclude the inner membrane of the bean and then add basil and lemon before drizzling the concoction with extra virgin olive oil. Chilled or eaten as is, the edamame mousse is perfect for any season.

 

7. Edamame Soup:

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Edamame combines well with curry, yam. Quinoa, carrots, and vinegar for a comforting bowl of soup especially during cold or rainy weather. And, when mixed with shrimp or chicken or fish, Japanese cooks have found that Edamame soup can be served as a soothing complete meal.

 

8. Edamame Snack:

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Served chilled or frozen, with sesame seeds, soybeans and sugar, edamame can satisfy the strongest cravings for dessert and yet give you a guiltless healthful and enjoyable time munching them. Edamame can also be added to chickpeas, olive oil, and even cayenne pepper for an all-day snack on low calories.

 

Conclusion

The best thing about edamame is not just its popularity as a major dish in Japan. It is the nutrition that is derived from eating it plus it is fun to eat without the guilt and excess calories. Whichever way you prepare edamame, it remains to be superstar among beans.

 

8 Recommended Edamame Recipes!

1. Boiled Edamame:
2. Fried Edamame:
3. Tempura Edamame:
4. Edamame Bread:
5. Edamame Salad:
6. Edamame Mousse:
7. Edamame Soup:
8. Edamame Snack: