Edamame with soy and sesame sauce is a delicious and satisfying dish that combines the nuttiness of edamame with the savory flavors of soy and sesame. With minimal effort and just a few ingredients, you can create a delightful appetizer or snack that is both flavorful and nutritious. The steamed edamame pods, tossed in a delectable mixture of soy sauce and sesame oil, create a harmonious blend of flavors. Whether enjoyed as a light and protein-packed snack or as a side dish, edamame with soy and sesame sauce offers a delightful combination of tastes and textures. Embrace the simplicity of making this dish and savor its deliciousness with every bite.

Edamame with Soy and Sesame Sauce

Caroline Caron-Phelps from Pickled Plum
Making this edamame with soy and sesame sauce dish is one of my favorite evening snacks! Not only are these edamame pods good for you, they hit the spot whenever I crave something savory, nutty, and filling. Only three ingredients are needed and they take five minutes to make.
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 2 servings


  • 150 grams edamame in pods
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Boil edamame for 3-4 minutes. Drain in cold water and dry with paper towel.
  • In a pan over high heat, add sesame oil. When the oil is hot, almost smoking, add edamame pods and fry for about 2-3 minutes, until the pods are slightly charred.
  • Add soy sauce and stir until the sauce has evaporated.
  • Season with salt and lots of black pepper.
  • Serve immediately or save it for later in the fridge. It’s good hot and cold!


This edamame snack will keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.
This recipe came from Caroline Caron-Phelps from the Pickled Plum blog.

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