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Edamame a Different Way

Dried plums add sweetness and enhance and balance the other flavors along with soy sauce giving the dish an umami taste, yum!

 Recipe created by Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN, for the California Dried Plum Board (

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Prep Time   10 min Cook Time   5 min Serves  4


1 1/2 tablespoons wok oil

½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger

1 clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice powder

1 cup chopped  green or Napa ( Chinese) cabbage

2 cups shelled, edamame, thawed

2/3 cup chopped California dried plums

1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce

1/4 teaspoon each: black and white sesame seeds


  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic and stir until garlic is lightly browned. Stir in 5 spice powder, then add cabbage and sauté for 1 minute.

  2. Add edamame and dried plums and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or until heated through, stirring frequently.

  3. Stir in soy sauce and sesame seeds.


Per serving

Calories: 294

Total Fat: 14 grams

Total Carbohydrate: 29 grams

Fiber: 7.2 grams

Sugar: 7,2 grams

Protein: 18 grams

Sodium: 433 mg