Easy Indonesian Tempeh

Tempeh stir-fry


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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
227 Calories
6g Fat
33g Carbs
14g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 227
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1887mg 82%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 14g
Calcium 92mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple and easy vegetarian tempeh recipe is delicious. In this vegetarian and vegan Indonesian-inspired recipe, tempeh is simmered in a sweetened and thickened soy sauce, similar to the sauces of Indonesia. Inspiring.


  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 block of tempeh (cut into 1/2 inch cubes and fried)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok.

  2. Add onion and fry until the onion turns translucent.

  3. Add tomato and fry for 2 to 3 minutes more. Then, add the soy sauce, sugar and tempeh, and mix until well coated. Add a bit of water if the sauce is too thick.

  4. Serve hot over steamed rice.