Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home book.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the tempeh into small cubes or strips and set aside.
  2. In a non reactive shallow bowl, stir together the marinade ingredients Add tempeh pieces and toss until the marinade is absorbed.
  3. In a heavy skillet, saute the tempeh in the oil on medium-high heat for 7 to 10 minutes, until golden and crisp. If necessary, add more oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve immediately.
  5. + For Mexican-style tempeh, add 1/2 tsp of ground cumin and 1/2 tsp of dried oregano to the basic marinade.
  6. + For Italian-style tempeh, add 1/2 tsp dried basil to the marinade.
  7. + For Greek-style temph, add 1/2 tsp dried oregano and 1/2 tsp dried mint to the marinade.

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