Lemon Garlic Tempeh

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Prep time 40mins
Cook time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 3 tablespoons lemon, juice
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium tamari
  • 1 tablespoon oil, of choice, optional
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • Salt and pepper, To Taste
  • 1 (8 ounce) block tempeh


  • Step 1

    Place all ingredients except tempeh in an airtight container and mix well. Chop tempeh into 1/2 - 3/4 inch cubes and add to the marinade.

  • Step 2

    Seal and gently shake to fully coat. Marinate for at least 30 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator, turning a few times. After tempeh is marinated, heat a large pan over medium heat with a bit of oil.

  • Step 3

    Once the pan is hot, add marinated tempeh and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, until deep golden.