This roasted edamame with wasabi and honey is a perfect low-carb snack or side dish. It’s a little sweet, a tiny bit spicy, and so easy to make!
Have you ever ordered edamame at an Asian restaurant? It’s a wonderful appetizer that usually comes steamed in the shell with coarse salt on the outside. So delicious!
You can also buy frozen edamame to easily make at home. But one day, when I was craving a snack with a little more crunch and flavor, I decided to try something different.
That’s when I made this delicious roasted edamame with wasabi and honey! It’s a fun twist on traditional edamame that’s even easier to prep.
Do you have some frozen edamame hiding in the back of your freezer? Now is the perfect time to put it to good use!
How to make roasted edamame with wasabi and honey
This recipe comes together in just a few simple steps with only 4 ingredients plus salt!
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 375°F.
Step 2: In a small bowl, combine the coconut oil and honey. Microwave for about 20 seconds at 100% or until the coconut oil melts and the honey is pourable.
Step 3: Add the wasabi powder and mix well.
Step 4: Place the edamame in a large bowl, then add the honey mixture. Mix well until all the edamame is coated.
Step 5: Spread out the edamame in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet.
Step 6: Bake for 6 minutes, stir, and bake another 6 to 9 minutes or until the edamame has a lot of brown spots.
Step 7: Transfer the edamame to a large bowl and sprinkle with salt, if desired.
You can enjoy right away, or allow them to cool and become even crunchier. This edamame is great for snacking, as a side dish for any Asian-inspired dishes, or even as a salad topper!
Is edamame good for people with diabetes?
Because edamame has a low glycemic index, it’s a great option for anyone with diabetes. It’s also a good source of fiber, potassium, and other nutrients!
On top of that, edamame has a great ratio of protein to carbs to fat. In fact, it’s a popular source of plant-based protein for vegetarians and vegans.
These little legumes usually fit very well into my nutrition plan, which is why I love to enjoy them as a snack or side!
This roasted sweet and spicy edamame is a great dish to make on the weekend so you can enjoy it all week.
Simply store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. I recommend eating within 5 days.
Other healthy snack recipes
From game days to road trips to simple snacking, you can never have too many healthy options! If you’re looking for more easy recipes that pack in great flavor and crunch, here are a few of my favorites:
- Spiced Pistachios with Thyme, Sesame, and Lemon
- Crispy Roasted Chickpeas with Parmesan Cheese
- Italian Herbed Nuts
You can also take a look at this list of healthy low-carb snacks for even more inspiration.
When you’ve tried this dish, please don’t forget to let me know how you liked it and rate the recipe in the comments below!
Roasted Edamame with Wasabi and Honey
- 2 teaspoons coconut oil
- 2 teaspoons honey
- ¼ teaspoon wasabi powder
- 10 ounces frozen shelled edamame (thawed and drained)
- Kosher salt (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- In a small bowl, combine the coconut oil and honey. Microwave for about 20 seconds at 100% or until the coconut oil melts and the honey is pourable.
- Add the wasabi powder and mix well.
- Place the edamame in a large bowl, then add the honey mixture. Mix well until all the edamame is coated.
- Spread out the edamame in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake for 6 minutes, stir, and bake another 6 to 9 minutes or until the edamame has a lot of brown spots.
- Transfer the edamame to a large bowl and sprinkle with salt, if desired.
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