Tempeh Saute with Cashews and Broccoli

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 2 people
Tempeh is a fermented soy based protein that was originally made on the Indonesian island of Java. It's nutty flavour makes it a delicious meat substiture in a saute, or any other recipe!

How It's Made


  • 1 broccoli head
  • 2 tablespoons of tamari
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of mirin (or rice vinegar)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of sambal oelek
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1 block of tempeh
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 green onions
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh ginger
  • 1 cup of cashews
  • 1 handful of fresh coriander
  • 2 tablespoons of sesame seeds


  1. Steam the broccoli.
  2. Mix together the olive oil, tamari, mirin, sambal oelek and maple syrup in a bowl.
  3. Cut the tempeh into small cubes. Finely chop the garlic, green onions and grate the ginger.
  4. Heat a little bit of vegetable oil in a wok and sauté the garlic, ginger and green onions for several minutes.
  5. Add the tempeh cubes and sauce and let it caramelize over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes. Add the cashews and cook for another 3 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately with rice, some green veggies, and sprinkle with sesame and fresh cilantro.
Emilie Gaillet
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Emilie Gaillet

Emilie creates healthy, and tasty recipes for PRANA as well as her own blog, Murmures. Her passion lies in the creation of recipes - from the chopping and stirring to the presentation and styling of her dishes.