Ok, so everyone needs a good, classic stir fry recipe in their quick dinner archives book, and I think this should be the one. It comes together in just 30 minutes, uses up leftover vegetables from the week, is rich in protein and, delivers big flavour. What’s not to love?4 Reasons This Is Best Stir Fry Recipe of All.
- Let’s talk about tempeh. I recommend you get the best quality that is firm, meaty texture and unrefined. My go-to is the organic, smoked soy tempeh from Veo World - super versatile, and can be used in numerous dishes.
- The beloved Tempeh. Tempeh is rich is prebiotics which have been known to promote gut health. It also has a range of other health benefits, including iron and calcium.
- Homemade Peanut Butter sauce speaks for itself - it's super savoury, nutty and damn delicious in just about anything.
- You can make it ahead of time! Like, way ahead. Fry the veg the day before you’d like to serve it, and leave it tightly wrapped in plastic wrap in the fridge until dinner time.
Vegan Tempeh Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce
This tempeh stir-fry is super adaptable when you have little time in the kitchen. Just about anything would taste good coated in homemade peanut sauce, so let your imagination run wild.
1 tbsp Fresh Ginger
1 Garlic Clove
1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
2 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
1/4 Cup Water
1 tbsp Sesame Oil
200g White Cabbage
1 Brocolli, cut into small pieces
1 Green Onions, thinly sliced
2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
Combine peanut sauce ingredients in a food blender, and blend until the peanut sauce is creamy smooth.
In a large wok, heat sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add the tempeh, and let it fry for a few minutes on each side until golden brown. When the tempeh looks crispy remove from pan and set aside on a plate.
Using the same pan, add in the cabbage and sauté over low heat until soft and tender, about 10-15 minutes. Add in the brocolli and stir for a few minutes. Then, add tempeh and add peanut sauce. Toss to coat and allow to cook for another 1-2 minutes.
Top with sesame seeds and green onion (optional). Enjoy!