Store guajes in your refrigerator.
Shelf Life: 12-14 days.
People usually only eat guajes seeds. Once removed from their pods, guaje seeds can be eaten raw, fried, roasted or toasted.
How to Shuck Guajes
Enjoy guajes seeds as a snack, added to salads, used as a garnish for plates, blended with avocado & lime to make guacamole, cooked in stews (guasmole), used in green salsas or in cooked sauces (particularly moles). They are also sometimes dried, then ground for use as a seasoning.
Sometimes the outer pods are chopped and used to flavor fishes, but they are generally too woody for most applications