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Marinate Tempeh

How to Marinate Tempeh Recipe

It is important to marinate tempeh for creating very tasty tempeh recipes. It is simple to do and this marinated tempeh is delicious.
Author Diana Herrington


  • 1 Block Tempeh 8 oz - 250g
  • 1 Tbsp Umeboshi vinegar Or Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Braggs Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Liquid Aminos or 1/4 tsp stevia


  • Steam the tempeh for 10 minutes.
  • Combine all of the marinate ingredients in a small bowl and whisk them together.
    tempeh marinate
  • Choose a shape to cut the tempeh into.
    Marinated tempeh
  • Now place the tempeh in a dish with a lid or cover it.
  • Pour the marinade over the tempeh, cover it with a lid, and place it in the fridge to marinate for 2 to 8 hours.
  • When you’re ready to create a recipe with it, drain the marinade if there is any to drain and pat the tempeh dry.
  • Now use your marinate tempeh for a favourite recipe.


Optional Additions:
2 cloves of garlic minced 
1 1/2 Tbsp of ginger root peeled and minced
1 tsp Turmeric
(these are in the marinade photo you see above)
Stalk of one lemongrass white part only, finely chopped 
Get some Bragg Seasoning or  Coconut Liquid Aminos and learn about stevia
Now you have a number of options and recipes to make with this tempeh now that it is flavoured.