Edamame soybeans to us are like a snack, disguised as a vegetable. Once you pop one into your mouth. You simply cannot stop there.
Here’s another quick, 5 minutes prep and 10 minutes cooking recipe for an easy weekday meal from my kitchen to yours.
• 250g Edamame soybeans store bought*
• ½ large carrot, finely chopped
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 2 whole eggs
• 1-2 cups Japanese rice (preferably previous days rice)
• 2 tbsp stir-fry sauce (I used Yamamori stir-fry)
• 1 tbsp unsalted butter
• ¼ tsp black pepper powder, if using
* Minamame frozen Edamame soybeans (มินนะมาเมะ) had cooking instructions behind the packet but in this recipe, I did not pre-cook the soybeans.
1. Cook the soybeans as instructed on the packet (if required).
2. Remove the beans from it pod and set them aside in a bowl.
3. Add butter to a heated pan, sauté garlic in it for a minute.
4. Add carrots. Sauté the carrots until they become softer.
5. Followed by the soybeans.
6. Move all ingredients to one side of the pan, pour in the beaten egg. Let sit for a minute or two before you scramble it.
7. Add rice.
8. Pour the seasoning sauce.
9. Carefully mix all the ingredients of the pan to blend the sauces and combine the ingredients.
10. Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly. (Add black pepper if using)
Serve warm, Enjoy!