Every time I dine out at Japanese restaurants, I always have an order of edamame.
Even though they are just plain boiled, with no taste whatsoever, I would still order it because I love edamame. It would have been nicer if the edamame are coated with some garlic butter.
That’s exactly what I did with this garlic butter edamame recipe. This recipe is simple and takes only 10 minutes to make, but the garlic butter mixture make the edamame SO good as I could savor the taste of the garlic butter mixture on the pods.
Serve the garlic butter edamame at your next party. You can make a big bunch for your guests and I am sure they will be delighted. Enjoy!
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Garlic Butter Edamame Recipe
Garlic Butter Edamame – healthy edamame coated with garlicky and buttery goodness. The easiest appetizer you can whip up in 10 mins.
- Water, for boiling
- 12 oz edamame
- 2 tablespoons salted butter
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 pinch cayenne pepper
- 3 dashes ground black pepper
- 1 pinch kosher salt
- Sesame seeds
Bring a small pot of water to boil. Cook the edamame for 2-3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Melt the salted butter by heating it up (you can heat it up in a microwave), then add the garlic, cayenne pepper and black pepper, stir to mix well.
Toss the edamame with the garlic butter mixture and top with a pinch of kosher salt and some sesame seeds. Serve immediately.