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This simple side, Edamame Cilantro Salad Recipe, is bright, beautiful, and bursting with flavor that the whole family will enjoy. It has garlic, protein-packed edamame, corn, and pickled red onions.

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edamame cilantro salad recipe, a healthy salad recipe with a homemade ginger dressing

Edamame Cilantro Salad Recipe is not only beautiful it takes just a few minutes to make and the ingredients are easy to keep on hand! Also, it’s a crowd-pleaser and great for potlucks, picnics, and tailgating.

Edamame Cilantro Salad Recipe

I used frozen, shelled edamame which is easier to find and cheaper than fresh. Then I microwaved it according to the instructions on the packet. Edamame is high in protein and a good source of antioxidants and fiber.

For the corn, I used organic frozen in a steam bag. That too was easy to cook in the microwave.

Optional ingredients that you may consider are tomatoes, chickpeas, and/ or avocado. As well, you can easily make it go further by adding pasta.

You can use a store-bought Asian vinaigrette, but I do prefer homemade (listed below).

edamame cilantro salad

How to make the best edamame salad

  1. This is a great make-ahead salad. Make it the day before your event, refrigerate it, and let all the flavors get acquainted.
  2. Also, Edamame Cilantro Salad Recipe makes a lovely light lunch or side dish.
  3. You can use all olive oil if you don’t have sesame oil. However, sesame oil gives a really bold, nice flavor.
  4. Finally, I used Pickled Red Onions. You can use raw or pickled.

More delicious recipe 


edamame cilantro salad

Edamame Cilantro Salad Recipe

Edamame Cilantro Salad Recipe is a healthy, light, and super easy main or side dish.

Author: Paula
4.89 from 9 votes
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Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


For the salad

For the dressing


  • In a medium bowl combine all salad ingredients.
  • In another bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
  • Combine the salad and dressing. Serve warm or refrigerate and serve cold.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator up to 3 days in an airtight container.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.9mg
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