Honey Soy Glazed Edamame Appetizer

January 6, 2021
Honey Soy Glazed Edamame

Hey, y’all! Happy New Year! I’m excited to be coming to you today with a new recipe: my honey soy glazed edamame! Edamame is so easy to make and is one of my all-time favorite snacks. While I think it’s delicious served by itself with sea salt, the honey + soy glaze takes this recipe to the next level. A perfect year-round recipe, this would also be a wonderful addition to your upcoming Lunar New Year celebration!

Honey Soy Glazed Edamame

Honey Soy Glazed Edamame Appetizer

The Recipe

Honey Soy Glazed Edamame

Honey Soy Glazed Edamame

JC Phelps
A delicious, healthy appetizer — my honey soy glazed edamame is chock-full of flavor and comes together in minutes!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 114 kcal


  • 1 bag frozen edamame
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh ginger minced
  • 1.5 tbsp. soy sauce reduced sodium preferred
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1.5 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 4 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Sesame seeds or everything but the bagel seasoning, my preference, to taste
  • Black Pepper a pinch
  • Kosher salt for sprinkling


  • Cook frozen edamame according to instructions on the bag. Remove, drain excess water, and sprinkle with kosher salt.
  • Whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, honey, water, red pepper flakes, sesame seeds/ebtb seasoning, and black pepper.
  • Over medium heat, add minced garlic + minced ginger to the extra virgin olive oil and cook for 90 seconds. Stir constantly, as you do not want the garlic + ginger to burn. This’ll make them both more flavorful + fragrant.
  • Add in the honey + soy mixture and cook until the sauce thickens to a glaze, usually 4-8 minutes. (pro tip: if the glaze isn’t getting as thick as you’d like, you can add just a pinch of corn starch that is mixed with cold water).
  • Pour glaze/dipping sauce in a small bowl + serve.




Sodium: 312mgCalcium: 8mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 1IUSugar: 12gFiber: 1gPotassium: 29mgCalories: 114kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 7gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 12gIron: 1mg
Keyword edamame, honey soy glazed edamame
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Honey Soy Glazed Edamame

What is Edamame?


Edamame is a young, immature soybean that is still in the pod. It is very popular in East Asian cuisine, specifically Japan. Edamame is Japanese for “beans on a branch”. Though the pod itself isn’t edible, it adds flavor. That said, you can purchase the hulled version as well (mukimame). I purchase edamame from the frozen vegetable section of my local grocery store, most frequently Kroger. It is delicious + inexpensive!

Honey Soy Glazed Edamame

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