But yes, it is frustrating to start a recipe and only see there’s a wait time for a step you didn’t anticipate. I know he will love it too!❤️. Really really easy and delicious! So good! Give it a try without! Way too sweet, and bad combination of flavors. Some of them were bribes, which I think every parent tries. Let your tempeh do its thang. Thanks so much for the lovely review! Thanks so much for sharing! I’m having trouble staying away from the left overs. Then add shredded tempeh and garlic and stir (if your pan is small, do this in 2 batches so the tempeh has room to brown*). We’re so glad you enjoy this recipe! I LOVE this recipe. ✨. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Cait! Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 8,818 times. 2012/11/09 Joann 1 comment 7571 views. I was thinking it would make a tasty sandwich too. After around 4 hours in the fridge, the marinade has completed solidified! I did the latter, which made the tempeh a bit more crumbly than maybe it should have been? Martine, The best tempeh (and 1st) recipe I tried. Now I’m wondering if you could speed up the marinating process by maybe adding a few tablespoons of water, and adding the marinade and tempeh to the microwave, and microwaving on the lowest setting for a few minutes? The picture of this particular recipe (and the Blissed Out salad to come) makes me hungry every time I look at it! We’re so glad you enjoy it, Leslie! Set aside. This was absolutely delicious! This was my first attempt at cooking tempeh and it turned out perfect! Thanks for all your inspiration!! I don’t usually like tempeh, but this is so nice. What a wonderful recipe! Been on the lookout for both a good tempeh marinade and a good peanut sauce and found both in one recipe! Because I split the tempeh into thinner sections, I ended up with twice as many triangles in batch #2. Aw, thanks so much for sharing that, Angela! Please consider making a contribution to wikiHow today. Your support helps wikiHow to create more in-depth illustrated articles and videos and to share our trusted brand of instructional content with millions of people all over the world. I skipped the oil and forgot to add extra of the other liquids so the marinade ended up a bit thick after it was in the fridge for the day. I was wondering if it’s okay to slice the tempeh before steaming it? Your recipe gives it an Afro-Asian vibe, which I crave. Made according to the recipe, marinating 24 hours. This is just bringing me back to that first experience. I served it on some shredded carrots, shredded red cabbage, and a brocolli slaw mix. Can I sub Tamari/soy sauce for coconut aminos? I didn’t use to like tempeh. I hope they asked you for permission first. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Christine. Oh, and I have made it with regular crushed red peppers and korean chile flakes, never the birds eye chili, and still so good. See more ideas about recipes, minimalist baker, baker recipes. cucumber, shallot, thai chili ( or jalapeño), salt, sugar. Delicious! xo. Tempeh Lasagna. Who is Joe … Sautè for 4-5 minutes, … I marinated in the fridge for almost 20 hours and noticed that the tempeh had soaked up all the marinade (which had become goey and thick). The tempeh was perfectly caramelized after baking for 22 minutes. I have to avoid fat due to a compromised pancreas. We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. Have a question? wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. Once I tried the oven method a few tries later, I still preferred the stove top method. Thank you for sharing! I suggest boiling it in ~1/2 inch of water. I only bought some because I’m trying to increase my protein intake. I would gladly eat this every day with rice noodles in wraps etc etc. I’ve wanted to try tempeh for so long and never been able to find it in our area. This looks awesome definitely trying it. I can’t wait to try this and tell you how it works for me. I was wondering if you’d ever tried making this using a barbecue instead of the oven and if you had, how it turned out? Am your fan! Since I intended to serve it on Pad Thai, I added a little grated ginger and grated garlic to the marinade. If you are serving the tempeh on rice (as I did), it’s a bit dry; so extra sauce would be great to pour over. Steaming, marinating for 24h and baking…ad to tell myself to stop eating it? I’m not normally a reviewer, but I had to. I just bought smoky tempeh. :) ). Thank you for the recipe and I am sorry we did not have success with it. Since I was short on time and didn’t want to heat the house up with the oven, I added the tempeh, all sauce ingredients except for the lime juice, and water to cover in a medium saucepan. I hope it turns out like yours because the photos look delicious. The steaming step is optional for quicker preparation, but we can see how “easy” might feel misleading relative to the meals you typically make. this is hands down THE BEST tempeh I have made and have ever had in my life. It was delicious! 2 cups water. It was delicious to add to a salad. Do you use toasted sesame oil, or just plain sesame oil? You can also, Gado Gado with Spicy Peanut Sauce (30 Minutes! Will make again, Thanks so much for the lovely review, Olena. I made this for dinner last night; DELICIOUS!! We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Ida! I am new to tempeh so I wasn’t sure what to expect but it tastes amazing. Season with a pinch each salt and pepper and stir to combine. May 30, 2016 - Hearty Vegan Sloppy Joes made with fresh, simple ingredients, naturally sweetened, and require just 30 minutes! I’ll sadly leave out the sesame oil (thanks for the tip of extra soy, lime, and maple) but peanut butter also is synonymous with fat, so I use powdered peanut butter. Plus, it's ready in about 20 minutes! SO GOOD! Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I am converted. We added fresh cherry tomatoes (raw, halved, and seeded), shredded English cucumber, shredded carrots, and more green onions. I look forward to making this again when my son comes home for a visit soon. Who is Joe … Peanut butter is 12 grams/fat per 2 TBS serving. Afterwards the tempeh was chewy (I think I was hoping for more crunchy, like crispy tofu). So glad you enjoyed it, Sara! Other recipes I have tried during my detox were great too. How to Make Vegan Tempeh Sloppy Joes. We’re so glad you enjoyed it! xo. Xo. I’ve been using PB2 as a substitute for my peanut butter as well. Next time, I recommend sticking to sesame oil and you should be good to go! Saucy, baked tempeh marinated in a spicy-sweet peanut sauce! Then rinse, pat dry, and cut into thin, bite-size pieces. but I love it in this recipe. I have that on hand. made the marinated peanut tempeh for the Blissed out Thai Salad – this was SO good. I’ve never cooked with smoky tempeh. Will definitely repeat this recipe though! What are your thoughts on this? The steaming trick is what we have found to work. Let me know if you give it a try. It was super! Wow. Thanks for the lovely review, Genevieve! Bring to a low boil over medium heat for a total of 10-12 minutes, flipping once at the halfway point. Thank you for the suggestion. Therese, Another win for Minimalist Baker! I can’t wait to try this! Probably the tastiest alternative to meat I’ve eaten no sorry it IS definitely the tastiest, simply wonderful, I didn’t steam it but there was no bitterness. xo, Has anyone tried it with tahini instead of sesame oil? 2014/05/17. It is pretty essential to marinate the tempeh overnight! Left it overnight and prepared as directed with a few sports of brags over it. I was always making it in substitute of ground meat in recipes, but I just didn’t love it. Go out and see something, kid. I cut the pieces a bit (too) small and after 20+ hours, some were mushy and unable to hang onto the skewer. Thanks Dana! of Green Dragon hot sauce. for the first time tonight. The first batch I marinated for 6 hours, it was good, but still kind of dry. Would it be possible for me to store it in the freezer and heat it up when I need it? My tempeh was left to marinate for about 6 hours and baked for 26 minutes. Yes, it will just make it more tender. This peanut sauce is a nice change from barbecue sauce. Where I live, tempeh has only recently started to appear on the shelves of our local supermarket. Then I proceeded to cut those segments into the same small triangle shapes. Thank you for a great recipe. This peanut tempeh recipe is blowing my mind. delicious! I’m making it this weekend again. There are SO yummy even though I had to make a few changes given what I had on hand. I’m a fan of tempeh but this is by far the best I’ve ever had it. I don’t like tempeh at all and I never know what to do with it, this recipe made me love it! I think if I were to make again, I would stick with the recipe as written. I hate tempeh. We recommend you steam the tempeh for a total of 10-12 minutes, flipping once at the halfway point. Are you suggesting steaming it or boiling it? % of people told us that this article helped them. This is for sure my new favorite way to make tempeh and I’m pretty sure will be a weekly meal for us. The second batch I mixed the maple syrup and Bragg’s in a small bowl, whisked it together and then brushed it on – much better results. After 26 hours, the marinade was very thick and goopy. In the first batch, I did drizzle the maple syrup and tamari (Braggs) as suggested, but merely poured it from the jug and bottle. Woah, that is a big compliment in our books! First time trying tempeh, a couple of thoughts. Marinated for 24 hours. The only part that takes a little planning is the marinating. & thanks for the <3 on my instagram story! Huge hit in our home! I used the same peanut butter and soy (brags) base, but put in a diced chipotle in adobo with 3 T of the sauce, about a 2t each of cumin, coriander, and garlic powder, 1T of chile powder, salt, pepper and , a while Lime, and 1 square of dark 85% cocoa shaved into the sauce. The tempeh was caramelized goodness and I should have doubled the recipe it was so yummy. We haven’t tried this on a BBQ, but let us know if you give it a try! Do you think tofu would work? The first time, I cut the slab in half lengthwise and then into the triangle shapes. Savory, smoky, perfectly sweet - a delicious plant-based meal! You can also steam in the microwave for just a minute or two to streamline the preparation! I will make this over and over again. My 1.5 year old loved it which is a huge deal to me. It still worked out, most of the marinade was absorbed when I took them out of the container to bake them, so the brushing on of the maple syrup and tamari/Braggs really made a difference. Hi Dana, well I’m converted! This will be a handy new weapon in our meat free arsenal! To this day, I still don’t know what it was about sloppy joes that I loved so much. Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? If you want the website that copied you here it is. You can never have too much sauce! I have a peanut/hazel nut allergy but all other nuts are fine. Would love to see more recipes like this with different sauces! This recipe requires just 7 ingredients to make and involves the easiest preparation ever: Steam tempeh, make marinade, let marinate, BAKE. I just made this and sampled it with a thai cucumber salad. Thanks so much for the lovely review! I will probably go the BBQ route next time I marinate tempeh. Hearty, flavorful Vegan Sloppy Joes made with fresh, simple ingredients, naturally sweetened, and they require just 30 minutes! This was SO good!!! It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! ? Didn’t have creamy peanut butter, so used Nuttzo’s paleo 7 nut/seed butter It’s marinating in the fridge right now. Delicious! This was an excellent way to serve tempeh and I will definitely use this recipe again but maybe tweak the marinade. A savory, smoky, delicious plant-based meal! I followed the recipe exactly and served it with quinoa and sautéed bok choy. I will be making it over and over. Let’s just say I got a little spoiled having her around I For some, tempeh is an acquired taste. Wonderful flavor and so simple. One idea could be the brand of tempeh- we prefer the Tofurky or LightLife brands. Made this tonight with a bowl of jasmine rice and broccoli. I did not enjoy the flavor. I used a high flame to bring to a boil then simmered until the liquid was reduced by half, turned off the heat and added the lime juice. Not to mention, tempeh boasts a whole range of other health benefits, and is also high in iron and calcium (source). I never knew you needed to steam tempeh before, but now that I do it’s changed my life for the better. Thanks. It was THAT good. So I know what quick is. My teens said 10/10. I did a “fast marinating” by simmering the tempeh in the sauce mixture for 10mins then I baked it as directed and it turned out delicious still! Reallly good. Hope that helps! This article has been viewed 8,818 times. Love that combo! My first time making tempeh. 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