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RECIPE: Tempting Tempeh Stir Fry


  • 8 oz tempeh, cut into small cubes

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 small onion, sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 tsp cornstarch

  • Optional: green onions, sesame seeds, and/or hot sauce for garnish


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add tempeh and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until lightly browned.

  3. Remove tempeh from skillet and set aside.

  4. In the same skillet, add red bell pepper, onion, and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

  5. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and cornstarch.

  6. Add the tempeh back into the skillet with the vegetables and pour the sauce over the top.

  7. Stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.

  8. Garnish with green onions, sesame seeds, and/or hot sauce, if desired.

  9. Serve over rice or noodles.


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