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Super Sweet and Sour Tempeh

Great hot or cold.

Posted by: Rhona
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Cuisine

Asian

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

0

Courses etc.

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You will need

IngredientAdd
Tempeh:
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp ground coriander More products
2 tsp salt, reduce if you want More products
1 clove garlic crushed More products
1 package tempeh, cubed Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
1/4 cup cornstarch More products
oil for deep frying More products
Sweet and Sour Sauce:
1 tbsp oil
1 onion, chopped More products
1 1/4 cup water
2 1/2 tbsp honey More products
4 tsp tamari sauce OR More products
4 tsp shoyu sauce (not gluten free) More products
1 tbsp white vinegar More products
1 tbsp tahini More products
1/2 tsp grated ginger More products
1 spring onion, sliced

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2 tbsp cornstarch

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Method

  • For Tempeh:
  • Mix water, salt, coriander and garlic in a bowl.
  • Dip tempeh chunks into bowl and then coat with cornstarch.
  • Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Drain on kitchen roll and set aside.
  • For Sauce:
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the onion for approx 4-5 mins.
  • Add water, honey, tamari, vinegar, tahini, ginger and spring onion.
  • Bring to the boil.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tbsp water and stir into sauce. Stir until thickened.
  • Place tempeh chuncks into the sauce and cook briefly over a low heat until heated through.
  • Serve over rice or pasta.

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