Vietnamese-Style Tempeh with Lemongrass and Cilantro

Vietnamese-Style Tempeh with Lemongrass and Cilantro

Vietnamese-Style Tempeh with Lemongrass and Cilantro Recipe
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Serves: 4
  • 1 Tbsp. organic virgin coconut oil
  • ½ Tbsp. lemongrass
  • 1 tsp. organic red chili flakes
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh organic cilantro, chopped
  • 1 medium organic red bell pepper, sliced into ½” strips
  • 2 Tbsp. organic tamari (gluten free soy sauce)
  • 1 packet SweetLeaf Stevia Plus® Sweetener
  • 8 oz. organic tempeh, cut into ½” cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. organic rice vinegar
  • 4 medium scallions, trimmed and minced
  1. Remove the tough outer layer from the lemongrass and discard. Finely chop the remaining inner section and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large safe, nonstick skillet or wok over medium heat. Add the tempeh and stir-fry until golden brown, about four minutes.
  3. Add the bell pepper and lemongrass and stir-fry for one minute.
  4. Add the tamari, vinegar, stevia, chili flakes, and scallions. Stir to combine.
  5. Top with chopped cilantro.
  6. Serve.

Nutrient Information Per Batch

633.64 kcal Calories, 246.41 mg Calcium, 32.77 g Carbohydrate, 0 mg Cholesterol, 40.25 g Total Fat, 3.67 g Fiber, 6.73 mg Iron, 208.73 mg Magnesium 1329.03 mg Potassium, 46.25 g Protein,0.76 mcg Selenium, 2051.37 mg Sodium, 6.11 g Sugars, 4.13 mg Zinc, 19.83g Saturated fat, 0 trans Fat, 9.27 g Monounsaturated fats, 6.43 g Polyunsaturated fats, 4797.1 IU Vitamin A, 0.92 mg Vitamin B6, 0.31 mcg Vitamin B12, 156.47 mg Vitamin C, 0 IU Vitamin D, 2.57 Vitamin E, 41.49 mcg Vitamin K, 121.58 mcg Folate,0.22 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),7.62 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),0.99 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 0 mcg Lycopene, 459.91 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 0.31 g ALA, 0 g EPA, 0 gDHA,658.74 mg Phosphorous, 3.4 mg Manganese, 24.88 mcg Alpha carotene, 2515.41 mcg Beta carotene, 701.7 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid


  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Peanuts
  • No Citrus

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.

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