Almond Butter Tempeh Stir Fry

VG - GF - RF
Serving Size:

This tempting and protein-packed tempeh stir fry with crispy shiitake mushrooms is sure to pack a punch of flavor! Spicy almond butter sauce with mixed vegetables will leave you feeling full and satisfied. Serving suggestions: brown rice, riced cauliflower or soba noodles.

Spicy Almond Butter Stir Fry Sauce:

  • ¼ Cup Creamy Almond Butter
  • ¼ Cup Coconut Aminos*
  • 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar 
  • 2 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Minced ginger
  • 1 tsp Minced garlic
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar**
  • 1-2 tsp Crushed red pepper flake
  • Water to thin

Stir Fry:

  • 8 ounces of cubed tempeh 
  • 2 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms 
  • 3 tsp sesame oil 
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow squash 
  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • 2 cups of chopped kale 
  • ½ cup chopped green onion 

Serving Suggestion:

  • Brown rice
  • Cauliflower rice
  • Soba or rice noodles

How To:

  1. Prepare almond butter sauce. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl, whisk to combine until creamy, add water slowly until you reach desired consistency. Season to taste, adding more coconut sugar for a slightly sweeter taste, or more crushed red pepper for spicier sauce. 
  2. Heat 2 tsp sesame oil on medium-high heat in saute pan or wok. Once heated add cubed tempeh and shiitake mushrooms and cook until crispy, this should take about 5 minutes. 
  3. Once tempeh and mushrooms are cooked through, add in ⅔ of prepared almond butter sauce and stir to coat. Remove from the pan and set aside. 
  4. To the same skillet add 1 tsp sesame oil, carrots, bell peppers, yellow squash, chopped red cabbage and green onion. Stir occasionally for about 2 minutes and then add chopped kale and ⅓ of the reserved almond butter sauce. Add more coconut aminos to thin. 
  5. Once vegetables are almost done, add tempeh and shiitake mushrooms and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes so everything is well-combined and heated through.
  6. Serving suggestions: brown rice, rice cauliflower or cooked soba noodles. 

*If you don’t have coconut aminos, sub with soy sauce, tamari or liquid aminos. **If you don’t have coconut sugar, sub with maple syrup.

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