Spicy Edamame with Sambal Oelek sauce

Easy peasy spicy edamame recipe

Gluten-free and vegan spiced edamame in Sambal Oelek sauce.

  • Serves: 4
  • Total time: 10 minutes, cook time: 8 minutes, prep time: 1-2 minutes


  • 1 pound of edamame in the pods
  • 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Sambal Oelek or another chili or hot sauce, I use Huy Fong brand as it’s gluten-free, vegan, made in North America and kosher. Warning, it is addictive. I put this in almost everything πŸ™‚ .
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Sea salt to your taste


  1. Boil water and add some salt. Rinse the edamame and drop them into the boiling water.
  2. Cook until they are tender, about 5 minutes and then drain the water.
  3.  Heat a large pan or skillet on medium heat. Add the extra-virgin olive oil, the Sambal Oelek or chili sauce, garlic. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the edamame and the lime juice. Cook for another 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove the edamame from the pan and place into a large bowl. Add the sea salt and mix it together thoroughly.
  6. Serve while warm.

Approximate nutritional information for 1 serving of spiced edamame (Based on brands and amounts used in the recipe)

  • Calories: 159
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Carb: 9 g
  • Protein: 12 g

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  1. I don’t usually look at soy…

    But damn, this looks tasty! good job πŸ˜€

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