This tempeh is a great high protein meal and tastes delicious!


  • 250g tempeh

  • Marinade

  • 1 cup water

  • Juice from two lemons

  • 1 tbsp grated ginger

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 2 tbs sesame oil

  • Coating

  • 4 tbs dijon mustard

  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast

  • 1 tsp lemon pepper

  • Oil for frying


  • 1.

    In a medium sized baking tray mix water, lemon juice, ginger, salt, soy sauce and oil

  • 2.

    Cut tempeh into long strips about 2-3cm thick

  • 3.

    Place tempeh in baking tray and marinade for at least two hours

  • 4.

    In a mixing bowl mix together nutritional yeast and lemon pepper

  • 5.

    Pour marinade and tempeh pieces into a fry pan and bring to a simmer for 10 mins 

  • 6.

    Remove tempeh and brush well with mustard

  • 7.

    Dip tempeh into mixing bowl and with yeast and pepper

  • 8.

    Heat a few tbsp of oil in a fry pan and fry each side of tempeh until golden brown and crispy. Serve!

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Posted by Sara72Report
RECIPE NOTE! If you tempeh is very soft I recommend not boiling it in the marinade, but just use water instead
Posted by Harriet4Report
This sounds so delicious, I can’t wait to make it! Adore tempeh, and it is so good to see a vegan recipe