Spicy Miso Edamame

Anyone looking for a mouthwateringly flavorful twist on a simple edamame dish will absolutely love this Japanese inspired snack.

Edamame contains energy, fiber and protein - making it one of the most powerful snacks around. The recipe creators on Season 10 of the Australian cooking show Good Chef Bad Chef take a simple edamame dish to the next level by spicing it up with red miso paste, chili paste, sake and soy sauce. Anyone looking for a mouthwateringly flavorful twist on one of the most popular beans around will absolutely love this Japanese-inspired side dish.  

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1-2 servings
Difficulty: Easy


  • 350g (2.5 cups) frozen edamame in shells
  • 3 tbsp red miso paste
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek chili paste
  • 2 tsp sake
  • 1 ½ tsp soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tsp mirin
  • ½ tsp coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil


  • Bring a Swiss Diamond Saucepan of salted water to a boil. Cook frozen edamame for about 45-60 seconds.
  • Whisk together miso, sambal, sake, soy sauce, mirin and coconut sugar until smooth.
  • Heat sesame oil in a Swiss Diamond Fry Pan or Wok over medium-high heat.
  • Add miso mixture and stir until heated through.
  • Add cooked edamame and toss to coat all.