Andrew Burr

Sauté Garlic Edamame Recipe

Restaurant: Tona Sushi Bar and Grill

Artisan: Tony Chen, co-owner

About: Located in Ogden, Tona supports local farm fresh produce, which allows the chefs to create dishes around seasonal goods. Their menu also offers inventive and tasty tempura items for those looking for more traditional fare. This simple edamame recipe can be served as a side-dish or a tasty snack. (Pair with this Insider's Guide to Ogden)



Photo: Jay Dash


Garlic Edamame Sauce


  •  ¼ cup soy sauce
  •  1/8 cup mirin (cooking wine)
  •  ½ tsp minced garlic
  •  ½ tsp Sriracha chili sauce


  • Mix all ingredients together!

Preparing the Edamame


  • Boil a pot of water, enough to cover the edamame
  • Once the water is boiled, put in the edamame
  • Boil for about 5-10 minutes and drain the edamame (boil time can vary based on how soft you like the bean to taste)

Sauté Garlic Edamame


  • 1 tbsp of butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cup of edamame
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • Pinch of hondashi (omit for vegetarian)
  • 4 tsp of garlic edamame Sauce


  • Heat the sauté pan at high heat
  • Add in butter or vegetable oil
  • Add in minced garlic
  • When butter starts to bubble, add in edamame
  • Add in a pinch of salt, a pinch of black pepper and a pinch of hondashi for flavor (if not for vegetarian)
  • Toss the edamame
  • Add in garlic edamame sauce
  • Toss the edamame and enjoy!


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