Anise-Spiced Soybeans


Preparation info
  • Yields 1½ cups , enough to serve


    with an assortment of “Little Dishes.”
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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

Soybeans have achieved a somewhat besmirched reputation in this country as a “health(y) food,” but Chinese consider them in their whole form to be a fun food—texture-rich little nuggets to enjoy with wine or with an assortment of cold snacks.

  • Those who like the strong taste of anise will love this dish. It is another of the Lo’s “Little Dishes,” a hill of cold, sauced, al dente soybeans that makes an unusual accompaniment to many meals.
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