Edamame with Anise-Seed Salt
Recipe by Chad Galiano, chef de cuisine at
Neomi's Grill at Trump International Sonesta
Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.
Ingredients2 tablespoons anise seed
2 tablespoons quality flaked sea salt, like Maldon
1 pound whole edamame beans, fresh or frozen
Nutrition FactsPer serving: 151 calories, 5 g fat (0 g saturated), 14 g carbohydrates, 12 g protein, 6 g fiber, 93 mg sodium (4% Daily Value).
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- Make anise-seed salt: Toast anise seed in small skillet over medium heat until aroma becomes slightly caramel-like. Let cool, then grind to powder in spice grinder. Combine with sea salt in small to medium bowl.
- Fill large saucepan with salted water, and bring to boil. Add edamame beans to saucepan and cook until bright green and crisp-tender, 2 to 5 minutes. Pour into colander and drain thoroughly. (If not serving immediately or serving cold, run cold water over beans to stop cooking.) Pat dry with paper towel.
- When ready to serve, transfer edamame beans to serving bowl and sprinkle with a few large pinches of anise salt to taste. Keep remaining anise salt in airtight container in cool place.