Let’s Get Cooking

The possibilities are endless with tempeh.  Here are a few ideas to get your journey started.

Tempeh Stir-fry

  1. Cut steamed tempeh into cubes.
  2. Fry in a pan with oil over medium heat until golden.  Add oil as needed.
  3. Add your choice of chopped veggies (onion, broccoli, bok choy, carrot, peppers, garlic, etc).
  4. Splash with tamari and a little apple cider vinegar or umeboshi vinegar.
  5. Serve over rice.

Tempeh Tacos

  1. Finely chop steamed tempeh (or use a grater).
  2. Fry in a pan over medium heat until golden.
  3. While the tempeh is cooking, prepare a seasoning mixture of 1-cup of water with 1-2tsp each of garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, cayenne powder, and salt (or just use a packet of pre-mixed taco seasoning).
  4. When the tempeh is golden, remove from heat and add your liquid seasoning mixture.  Stir and simmer until the liquid has reduced/thickened.
  5. Serve with your favorite taco toppings.

BBQ Tempeh

  1. Cut steamed tempeh into thick strips.
  2. Fry in a pan with oil over medium heat until golden.
  3. Reduce heat to low and begin to brush each side of tempeh with your favorite BBQ sauce.