This edamame recipe provides a great nutritious meal for a camping trip.
Edamame is the Japanese name for Green Soybeans. The preparation of the "Edamame Bean" is done while the bean is still in the pod.
"Eda-mame" actually means “twig-bean”.
During a recent visit to a Sushi Restaurant in Montrose Colorado, edamame was served as an appetizer while still in the pod. They had been steamed and sprinkled with salt! The beans inside were soft and delicious!
Once the rice was served with dinner I found that the combination with Edamame was delicious! It was then that I realized this simple combination would make a great camping meal.
As a result, during last week’s camping trip I put together various ingredients and came up with the following this edamame recipe.
As usual, I prepared the rice at home before the going camping…it's much easier that way!
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Rice with Edamame and Mushroom Recipe
2 cups – pre cooked rice (Nishiki white rice)
2 cups – edamame (green soybeans)
1 cup – chopped asparagus
½ cup – sliced mushrooms (either shitake or baby bella)
2 cloves – finely chopped garlic
1 tbsp – chopped parsley
2 tbsp – chopped onion
1 tbsp – olive oil
Sea salt & low sodium soy sauce
Preparation: (Overall cooking time – about 20 minutes)
1 – Bring water in a pot to a boil.
2 – Add the edamame and the chopped asparagus and steam for 10 minutes. (Note: If the asparagus is thin and finely chopped, it can be sauted’ with the mushrooms instead.)
3 – Pour a little olive oil into the pan.
4 – Sauté the mushrooms, garlic, parsley and onion until tender and glossy with medium heat.
5 – Reduce heat to low. Pour a little soy sauce into the pan and stir the contents at the last moment.
6 - Add the pre-cooked rice and the green soybeans/asparagus to the mixture in the pan.
7 - Cover the pan with a lid and heat contents for 10 minutes.
8 – Stir occasionally with a spatula to mix the contents.
9 – Serve when hot.
10 - Enjoy the edamame recipe.
The edamame recipe in my home kitchen:
Note: If I were in my home kitchen, I would be preparing the rice at the same time since I have more burners on the stove. When everything is done cooking, spoon the hot rice onto a plate and the serve the contents of the pan over the rice.
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