Individually Frozen Edamame Beans
2 lb (908 g)
Edamame beans (pronounced "edamamé" in Japanese means "stem beans") are harvested immature soybeans in the pod before reaching full maturity. Green, crunchy beans, full of quality protein. Considered to be one of the superfoods, these beans are popular plant-based main dish or snack.
They are naturally gluten-free and low in calories. Excellent source of protein, iron, and calcium. These beans are also cholesterol-free.
They are also rich in fiber, antioxidants and vitamins. They also bring good fats, omega 3 and 6.
Research has shown that soy food intake may reduce risk of several age- and lifestyle-related conditions, and generally improve overall health - lower risk in the decline of cognition, lower bad cholesterol levels and in effect, risks of cardiovascular disease. They also have anti-inflammatory properties.
How to Serve:
Usually found East-Asian cuisines, edamame can be boiled or steamed, be served with salt or other condiments. In Japan, they are usually blanched in 4% salt water and served unsalted.
They can be snacks or appetizers to substitute for peanuts sprinked with a little salt or to accompany a good old glass of beer.
They can also be a main dished cooked with tomato, in hearty soups, in vegan dishes. Give your salad a crunch and a nutty taste or a touch of green color to your stir-fry veggies.
How to Cook:
Cook from frozen. Put in a pot with sufficient boiling water to cover. Boil for 3 minutes then bring back to the boil. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Drain and then season to taste. Serve and enjoy!
Microwave from frozen over high power. Put in a microwavable bowl. Add a spoonful of water then cover. Heat for 3-4 minutes.
Drain then season to taste. Serve and enjoy!
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How to defrost the freezing beans:
Let sit at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes.
Ingredients: Edamame beans
*Allergen information: contains soy
Delivery: Frozen, packed by 2 lb
Storage: Keep frozen at -18°C or cooler.
*Do not refreeze thawed product. If thawed, cook immediately.
Shelf life: 10-12 months in the freezer.