Skillet Edamame

The protein and fiber make edamame a great alternative to more traditional higher carb/lower fiber starch sides (i.e. potatoes and white rice). Enjoy this dish on the side of your favorite chicken or fish dinner meal.

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Servings: 2
Serving size: ~ ½ cup


  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tsp lite soy sauce
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • ¼ cup shredded carrots


  1. In a medium-size skillet, heat peanut butter and soy sauce over medium heat (until peanut butter starts to melt)
  2. Mix in edamame, coconut, and shredded carrots
  3. Heat on medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes
  4. Serve warm

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 171
  • carbohydrates: 13g
  • fat: 8g
  • fiber: 2g
  • protein: 13g
  • sugar: 4g

Disclaimer: cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.

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