Best way to enjoy tempeh? Serve it covered with a smooth slightly sweetened BBQ sauce. This recipe can also be a success if you grill the tempeh before pouring the sauce over it. You can use this Tempeh BBQ to replace a hamburger patty and it’s also delicious in your salad! Leftovers? Re-heat, re-warm or freeze it without losing its full taste.
1/4 cup ketchup (60 ml)
1/4 cup soy sauce (60 ml)
1/4 cup maple syrup (60 ml)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp onion powder
2 tsp liquid smoke
1/2 cup vegetable broth (125 ml)
250 g tempeh
In a skillet or a small saucepan, combine ketchup, soy sauce, maple syrup, crushed red pepper, onion powder, liquid smoke and vegetable broth.
Bring to a boil and add the tempeh.
Reduce the heat and let it simmer until the sauce has thickened turning the tempeh once halfway through cooking.
Remove the tempeh from the sauce, baste with the rest of the sauce and serve. in a bun, with a salad or fries.