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Air Fryer Edamame

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Air fryer edamame is a quick and easy snack that is packed with protein. This will become your new go-to snack because of how easy it is to make. All you need is frozen edamame, and a few quick ingredients!

edamame with salt and pepper.
Edamame made from frozen

If you love delicious and quick air fryer snacks, check out out my recipes for Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers and Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp.

This simple air fryer edamame recipe is easy and requires minimal effort. It makes a wonderful healthy snack or appetizer. All you need is a frozen bag of edamame, a little oil, and salt and pepper!

cooked air fryer edamame on a plate.
Easy and delicious air fryer edamame

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Lightly seasoned and ready in 15 minutes!
  • Rich in protein, fiber and gluten-free.
  • They’re low in fat and calories.
  • Easy to find in the freezer section of most grocery stores.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • Edamame – Frozen edamame.
  • Olive Oil – A small amount to help the seasonings stick to the edamame.
  • Salt & Pepper – Adds to the flavor.

How To Make This Recipe

four image process making air fryer edamame.
Air fryer edamame process

Step 1:

Place the frozen edamame in a mixing bowl.

Step 2:

Add the olive oil to the edamame and stir to coat the edamame. Add the salt and pepper and mix again.

Step 3:

Add the edamame to the air fryer and set the temperature to 390 degrees. Cook for 5 minutes, then shake the basket and cook for another 5 minutes.

cooked soybeans on a plate.
Seasoned air fryer edamame

Recipe Tips & Variations

  • Kick up the flavor by trying chili powder, cumin, curry powder or cayenne.
  • Add a small amount of lemon or lime juice with the olive oil to help the seasonings stick.
  • Add a spoonful of some chili garlic sauce for a pop of heat. 
  • Try using a different oil like sesame oil or grapeseed oil.
  • Dont pile your edamame on top of each other. Do two batches if you have to.

Storing & Freezing

Storing: Store leftovers in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Freezing: Cooked edamame can also be re-frozen.

FAQ

What is edamame?

Edamame beans are whole, immature soybeans, sometimes referred to as vegetable-type soybeans.

What does edamame taste like?

The flavor of edamame is often described as a cross between peas and green beans.

How many calories are in edamame?

There are 189 calories in 1 cup of edamame.

Is edamame a low calorie?

Edamame beans are naturally gluten-free and low in calories. They also contain protein, iron, and calcium.

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Yield: 4 Servings

Air Fryer Edamame

cooked air fryer edamame on a plate.

Air fryer edamame is a quick and easy snack that is packed with protein. This will become your new go-to snack because of how easy it is to make. All you need is frozen edamame, and a few quick ingredients!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen edamame
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the frozen edamame in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the olive oil to the edamame and stir to coat the edamame. Add the salt and pepper and mix again.
  3. Add the edamame to the air fryer and set the temperature to 390 degrees. Cook for 5 minutes, then shake the basket and cook for another 5 minutes.

Notes

Different air fryer brands may cook at different rates, so be sure to keep on eye on food.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 160Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 308mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 8g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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