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Fresh Edamame Pods 500g

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Edamame is the perfect little pick-me-up snack. You may haveĀ had it as an appetizer at a Japanese restaurant, tucked away in their fuzzy little pods and sprinkled with salt.

Product Description

With Monsoon retreating from the northern hills, it brings up Japanese delicacy “Edamame”. A variety of Soybean with slightly larger bean size and is eaten when the pods are young. Green soybean pods are picked before they fully ripen, typically 35 to 40 days after the crop first flowers. Soybeans harvested at this stage are sweeter because they contain more sucrose than soybeans picked later in the growing season.

Edamame is the perfect little pick-me-up snack. You may haveĀ had it as an appetizer at a Japanese restaurant, tucked away in their fuzzy little pods and sprinkled with salt.

Edamame is naturally gluten-free and low calorie, contains no cholesterol and rich in protein, dietary fiber, and micronutrients, particularly folate, manganese, phosphorus and vitamin K .

It is an especially important source of protein for those who follow a plant-based diet. Edamame purchased fresh is preferred when eaten the same day, but will stay edible for two days when stored in the refrigerator.

Recipe: Blanch 500g frozen edamame in the pods in salted boiling water until tender for 3-4 minutes; drain. Can be stored in deep freezer or eaten as snack. You can further serve them as stir fried also. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes and 2 sliced garlic cloves in a skillet over medium heat, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the edamame, some lime juice and salt and serve

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Weight .5 kg

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