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Edamame Recipes

Posted 8/20/2010 9:18pm by Judy Lessler.

Basic Edamame

 1 pound Edamame beans

7 cups water

1 tbsp salt

 Boil water in a large pan.  Wash Edamame pods well. Add Edamame pods to boiling water and boil for 5-9 min or until first pod opens.  Drain and cool with running water or ice water.  Sprinkle with salt or serve with a dipping mixture of powdered ginger and soy sauce.  Edamame can also be shelled an used in various dishes. 

Edamame Humus

4+ Servings

16 oz Edamame

¼ cup Tahini

2 cloves garlic minced

3-5 tablespoons lemon juice or vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

Salt to taste 

Boil edamame in shells in 6 cups water until tender, about 5-10 minutes.  Cool and remove beans from pods. Place edamame, tahini, and garlic in food processor.  Process vegetables and alternately add lemon juice and olive oil while processing. Add salt to taste.  If you have no garlic, you can use garlic salt. Serve chilled or at room temperature.  Original recipe from Harland's Creek Farm @2010 www.harlands-creek-farm.com


Chicken and Edamame Salad

4-6 servings

1.5 cups chicken chopped

1 lb Edamame, boiled and hulled

1 cup bell peppers, mixed colors chopped

3 Tablespoons mayonnaise

Basil (optional)

Salt and pepper to taste

 Poach chicken breasts or stew a whole chicken.  Cool and chop meat.  Save broth and additional meat for other uses. Boil the Edamame in salted water until soft and hulls are popping open. Run under cool water, and hull beans. Chop bell peppers in to fairly small pieces.  Add mayo and salt and pepper to taste.  Chill if desired. Before serving, shred some basil leaves and mix in with the salad.

 Original recipe from Harland’s Creek Farm, September 9, 2004. 

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