Make Me Angry Edamame – Quick & Easy

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Edamame is a Japanese name for immature or young soybeans and is originally from East Asia. In the US, you usually get frozen pods and can be boiled or steamed. They are a great source of protein and are rich in fiber, amino acids, vitamin K vitamin C, and magnesium. But also note that they are soy and can potentially disrupt your hormones.

You have probably had them at a Japanese restaurant as an appetizer, either lightly salted or spicy. The spicy ones are sometimes referred to as Angry. My quick and easy way to add spice to Asian dishes is using Sambal Paste. You can but it at your local grocery store in the Asian section or an Asian market.

I usually buy the lightly salted edamame packets at Trader Joe’s which are in their frozen section. So go ahead and add some spice to your Happy Hours and evenings with this quick and easy angry spicy edamame snack. You can adjust the spice levels as per your taste.

Spicy Angry Edamame

Quick & Easy Spicy Edamame
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: angry, edamame, spicy


  • 1 bag edamame (16oz)
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted butter melted
  • 4 cloves Grated garlic
  • 4 tbsp Sambal paste
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili powder medium heat
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 4 tsp Lime juice fresh-squeezed to taste


  • Bring edamame to a quick boil and set aside (approximately 3 to 5 minutes)
  • Mix together all the ingredients for the angry blend
  • Pour the blend over the edamame and serve.

As always have FUN IN YOUR KITCHEN as every creation is your very own, and one of its kind masterpieces.

This is my creation that I am sharing. If you try the recipe, do tag me on Instagram – Footprint The World and add the tag #footprinttheworld as it’s always so fun to see the different variations.

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