Blackened Edamame with Mint and Fusion® Roasted Garlic Salt

Break out the wok! This traditional Japanese appetizer gets a zesty upgrade with fresh mint and Fusion® Roasted Garlic Salt for a fresh boost of extraordinary flavor. Set these out for a night of entertainin,g or keep them on the counter for a healthy delicious snack—everyone who tries them will want to know your secret.

Key Ingredient(s)

Fusion® Roasted Garlic Salt
  • Servings: 3-4
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 14-oz. package frozen soybeans in pods, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or grapeseed oil (or any high smoke point oil)
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon Roasted Garlic Salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Additional Roasted Garlic Salt, for serving


  1. Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. Cook soybeans until the pods are charred, stirring occasionally.
  2. While soybeans are cooking, in a small bowl combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and Roasted Garlic Salt. Set aside.
  3. When soybeans are charred, remove from heat.
  4. Toss the soybeans in the prepared dressing and sprinkle with black pepper. Top with mint, chili flakes and additional Roasted Garlic Salt to taste.

Alternative Flavor Options:

Fusion® Thai Ginger Salt
Fusion® Szechuan Pepper Salt
Fusion® Matcha Salt