Grilled Tempeh Steak

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Sharon123

By marinating the tempeh the day before you plan to serve, this dish can be prepared in just a few minutes. Adapted from Vegetarians in Paridise. The tempeh needs to marinate 24 hours in the fridge.

Top Review by Elmotoo

I bought 2 8oz packages of tempeh at $3.60(!) each for 3 people & we almost had leftovers. For us, a 4oz portion was enough for 1 person. So, I think 3.5lbs for 3 servings could be changed. But it would also depend on what else is being served. ;) BUT what a fabulous marinade! I didn't marinate it overnight but it was still delicious! I used my cast iron skillet instead of the grill & it was perfect. The sugars create nice caramelization. This is a definite keeper! Made for the 9/08 Vegetarian Swap.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Score tempeh on both sides, making shallow diagonal cuts about 1/4-inch apart. Cut tempeh into 6 portions and spread out in one layer in a baking dish.
  2. Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl, and pour over tempeh, turning to coat both sides. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 24 hours, turning pieces several times.
  3. Preheat barbecue and grill 5 to 7 minutes on each side. Remove to a serving platter and garnish with the slivered green onion. Save leftover marinade to use as a dipping sauce for a future recipe. Serves 6.

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