My Crack Snack

December 29, 2009

Some of you may remember my leeeetle tendency to go on a food Jag. I have, proudly, been Jag-free for a few months.

But now, dear readers, I must confess. I’ve been riding a Jag lately, and it’s a doozer. I’ve been snacking on this salty, spicy, sweet and sticky little bit of deliciousness for a week now. I cannot help myself. Like a Siren’s song, this snack lures me in every afternoon, seducing me with its wiles.

Attempt this recipe at your own peril. It just might make you want nothing else…for quite some time.**

TKW’s Crack Edamame
serves 3 (or 1 obsessed TKW)

1 16-oz bag frozen edamame in the shell*
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon Sriracha or crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon sesame seeds

1/4 cup water

Combine the soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey and Sriracha in a small bowl.

Bring 1/4 cup water to a boil in a large skillet. Add the edamame; bring up to simmer. Cook, uncovered, stirring often, until edamame is thawed and almost all water has evaporated, about 3 minutes. Add the sauce mixture; bring to boil. Turn heat down slightly and cook until mixture is thick and covers edamame like a glaze, about 8-10 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

* You could use shelled edamame, but what’s the fun in that? I love sucking the edamame out of the pod, licking my sticky fingers–it’s good times!

** My husband wants to warn all dudes out there not to become addicted to this snack. Because hubs is WAY worried about those reports associating soy with man-boobs.

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