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Stir Fry Tempeh with Sweet Soy Sauce

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Course: Main Dish
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Rika Livingston


  • 8 oz whole grain tempeh cut into small bites or match sticks
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 4 shallots
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ½ inch galangal peeled, bruised
  • 1 inch fresh ginger peeled and bruised
  • 1 stalk lemongrass peeled, trimmed and bruised
  • 1 bay leaf
  • {optional} 1 thai red chili
  • ½ teaspoon salt add more according to your liking
  • 1 tablespoon Indonesian sweet soy sauce add more according to your liking


  • In a food processor, grind shallots, garlic, galangal until smooth.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a frying pan, cook tempeh until golden brown and drain the excess oil with paper towel.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan and saute the spice paste, ginger lemongrass, bay leaf, chili until fragrant for about 3 minutes.
  • Return the tempeh to the pan, season with salt, sweet soy sauce. Keep stirring until the tempeh bites are fully coated with the spice mixture and soy sauce.
  • Serve with  Village Harvest Origins Collection - Lemon Rice
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