Szechuan Edamame (Soy Beans) Recipe

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Ryan Published: February 17, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Szechuan Edamame (Soy Beans)

Serve a tasty side dish with this Szechuan edamame or soy beans recipe cooked with edamame, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, sugar, and sesame seeds.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 9 minutes
Total: 14 minutes



  • 16ozedamame in the pod,(1 package) frozen
  • 2tspsesame seeds
  • 3tbspwhite sugar
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tspolive oil
  • 1tspred pepper flakes,or more to taste


  1. Place the edamame pods in a microwave-safe bowl. Add ¼ cup of water.

  2. Cover and microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes until tender. Drain.

  3. Place the sesame seeds in a skillet over medium heat.

  4. Toast for about 2 minutes until lightly golden.

  5. Add the sugar, soy sauce, olive oil, and red pepper flakes.

  6. Simmer for about 2 minutes until the soy sauce reduces and thickens slightly.

  7. Add the edamame, and toss for 1 to 2 minutes until coated.


  • Calories: 194.37kcal
  • Fat: 8.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.42g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.98g
  • Fiber: 5.74g
  • Sugar: 12.28g
  • Protein: 12.56g
  • Sodium: 446.72mg
  • Calcium: 85.51mg
  • Potassium: 592.21mg
  • Iron: 2.76mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.06mg
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