This Asian-Marinaded Tempeh is Extra Scrumptious

Tempeh is a great vegan protein that absorbs whatever flavor you give it, so why not spice it up with this Asian-inspired marinade!


  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of gochujang or another type of chili paste
  • 1 tablespoon of rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons of sesame oil
  • 1-inch piece of ginger
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 8 oz package of tempeh
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
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  1. Start by peeling and grating the ginger into a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Peel and mince or grate the garlic clove into the bowl as well.
  3. Pour in the rest of the ingredients except for the tempeh and olive oil.
  4. Mix everything really well so it’s a well-incorporated sauce.
  5. Then, chop the tempeh into small cubes and add them into the bowl with the other ingredients.
  6. Toss the tempeh well so it soaks up all the flavors and then chill it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes, tossing occasionally.
  7. In a pan on medium-high heat, pour in the olive oil and let it heat up.
  8. Then, pour in the tempeh along with the sauce.
  9. Cook the tempeh for 10-15 minutes until the sauce has reduced and the tempeh is nice and golden.
  10. Enjoy!