Stir Fry Tempeh with Sweet Soy Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Course: Main Dish
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
  1. In a food processor, grind shallots, garlic, galangal until smooth.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a frying pan, cook tempeh until golden brown and drain the excess oil with paper towel.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan and saute the spice paste, ginger lemongrass, bay leaf, chili until fragrant for about 3 minutes.

  4. 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.

  5. Serve with  Village Harvest Origins Collection - Lemon Rice