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Air fryer Edamame

These edamame in air fryer are delicious and have a slight nutty taste. They are super healthy and make for perfect snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer edamame, edamame in air fryer
recipe Air fryer recipes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 125kcal




  • Wash and dry edamame. You get them in pods though only the beans are edible. Discard the pods after air frying.
  • If you can’t find fresh ones, you should be able to get frozen edamame.
  • Add olive oil along with salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Preheat air fryer at 200C or 390F for 5 minutes.
  • Lay edamame in the air fryer basket in one layer.
  • Air fry for about 8-9 minutes till the pods get nice and crunchy.
  • Take them out and eat them right away. prefer to only eat the beans inside. Serve as a snack or a little appetiser. Enjoy.
  • You can also make this recipe with shelled edamame that are easy to find in grocery stores. Frozen edamame work too if you thaw them before using.


1. Choose fresh green edamame in pods, shelled or even frozen for this recipe.
2. Just a light coating of oil with salt, garlic powder and pepper works fine. But you can use other seasonings like Italian seasoning, chilli flakes, Old Bay seasoning, cajun spice etc.
3. Discard the pods and eat the beans after air frying. They are a delicious snack.
4. You can also make this recipe oil free by skipping oil and using lemon juice to help your spices adhere to edamame.
5. You should be able to find edamame in your grocery stores, especially in the frozen section.’
6. If using frozen edamame, immerse in some water to thaw and then use.
7. You can store this snack in air-tight container for up to 2 days. Air fry again to heat and crisp them up before eating.


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg