Brown Rice And Edamame Salad

Brown Rice And Edamame Salad
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Source: Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Renee Comet.

Edamame seems to be only widely available in frozen form. Stock up, pair it with frozen brown rice, and you can have a really healthy meal in about 10 minutes. Pictured here with crab cakes.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    12 min
  • Servings
    5 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

5 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 185

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.6g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 7g
  • Protein 7g
  • Potassium 345mg
  • Phosphorus 150mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1 Lean meat



  • frozen edamame (thawed)
    1 1/2 cup
  • raisins or currants
    1/4 cup
  • fresh lime juice
    2 tbsp
  • sugar
    1/2 tsp
  • vegetable oil
  • onion(s) (diced)
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • fresh grated ginger
    1 tbsp
  • curry powder
    1/2 tsp
  • Kosher Salt
    1/2 tsp
  • freshly ground black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • frozen long-grain brown rice (cooked and cooled)
    2 cup
  • fresh cilantro (minced)
    2 tbsp


  1. Add the thawed edamame to a strainer and let drain thoroughly of all moisture. Pat dry and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the raisins, lime juice, and sugar and set aside.

  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté for about 6 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add in the ginger, curry, salt, and pepper and sauté for 2 minutes. Remove the skillet from the heat and add in the raisin mixture and mix.

  4. Add the cooked rice and reserved edamame to a serving bowl. Add in the onion mixture and cilantro. Mix gently. Serve the salad at room temperature.