For a cheap and easy vegetarian dish that’s full of fresh Asian flavours, try this warm buckwheat noodle salad with Tempeh. Tempeh – made from fermented whole soy bean – is less processed and contains more protein, fibre, vitamins, minerals and probiotics, than tofu.


  • 1 cup organic tempeh, cut into triangles.

  • ½ cup tamari

  • 500g buckwheat or quinoa noodles, cooked as per packet instructions

  • ½ red capsicum, finely sliced

  • ½ cup kale, finely sliced

  • ½ carrot, julienned or spiralized

  • ½ zucchini, julienned or spiralized

  • 2 shallots, finely sliced

  • 2 eggs, whisked

  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice

  • 1 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped, to serve

  • ½ cup wood ear fungus or any mushrooms, finely sliced

  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted, to serve

  • Dressing 

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup tamari

  • 1 Tbsp cup oyster sauce 

  • 1 Tbsp cup rice wine vinegar 

  • 1 Tbsp cup maple syrup

  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced

  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil 

  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  • 1.

    Pour the tamari over the tempeh in a shallow bowl and let it marinate for at least 30 minutes, turning it over after 15 minutes

  • 2.

    Heat coconut oil in a wok over medium heat. Drain the tamari off your tempeh and cook until golden on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper then set aside

  • 3.

    Add your eggs to the wok and swirl around to create a thin pancake, cook through then remove and set aside to cool. Once cooled thinly slice

  • 4.

    For the dressing: whisk together the olive oil, tamari, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, maple syrup, ginger, sesame oil and garlic in a medium bowl

  • 5.

    To a large bowl add noodles, shredded vegetables and sliced egg pancake then pour over dressing and mix together with tongs or your hands

  • 6.

    Divide the noodle salad into 2 bowls and top with tempeh, shallots and sesame seeds

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Posted by Carla47Report
i'm a little confused - was there supposed to be a step 2?
Posted by PetroloReport
I have made this before, but it wasn't till I was actually cooking that I realised that not all ingredients are listed!! so read it carefully before shopping.
apart from that, it was the best asian dish i have ever made!!