Tempeh Steak Recipe - Vegan, Gluten Free and Sugar Free!


Tempeh Steak Recipe - vegan, gluten free, sugar free - Dr Gaye

We just talked about fermented foods last Friday and how they are beneficial for your gut health! Tempeh is a fermented soy product that originates in Indonesia and it’s a great meat alternative. It’s tasty and has a dense texture. You can grill, fry or saute… easier to use than you might think! This vegan recipe below is gluten free, dairy free and sugar free!

Tempeh Steak Recipe


  • 200g Tempeh (with non-GMO soy) organic where possible
  • 1 Tbsp Organic Tamari or @bragglivefoods Liquid Aminos
  • 1Tbsp Filtered water
  • 1 Tsp Xylitol or coconut sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 small head of ginger, ground
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut oil


  1. Slice the tempeh so they’re 1cm thick.
  2. Mix the sweetener into the tamari then add the garlic and ginger.
  3. Place the mixture into a shallow tray and soak and marinade the tempeh in it for 20 min.
  4. Fry the tempeh on a hot frying pan with the coconut oil. Cook each side for a few minutes until crispy. Add the remaining liquid from the marinade and let it cook until reduced.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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