Sunday, December 29, 2013

A Recipe For Stir Fry Sauce On Tempeh

Recipes For Stir Fry Sauce
Recipes For Stir Fry Sauce
Every one believes that in every stir fry dish the secret to its flavor is the recipe for the stir fry sauce.  It is really the sauce that blends added flavor to the dish and in some ways relate to some Asian type of cooking.   Therefore, in this article we will share a timeless recipe for a sauce that is great with tofu.  In fact, we will be using a special type of tofu in this recipe and may you have all the ingredients on hand. 

STIR FRIED TEMPEH AND GREEN BEAN IN PEANUT SAUCE: Tempeh is a high protein soy product that originally comes from Indonesia.  If you don’t have this on hand, substitute it with extra firm tofu.  The recipe can make four servings.  This can be prepared in a total of thirty minutes. 


For the special Peanut sauce:
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons natural-style, chunky peanut butter (such as Smucker's brand)
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong), comes from Thailand
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce, please choose the low sodium type
For the stir fry recipe:
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 5 teaspoons soy sauce, again the low sodium please
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha, hot chili sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Two teaspoons plus one tablespoon of sesame oil, please divide them
  • 1 package of eight ounces Tempeh, (organic) please cut them into one third inch strips
  • 2 cups thinly sliced carrot
  • 1 cup (2-inch) strips red bell pepper
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced and divided
  • 6 ounces Mung bean sprouts

  • To prepare your special peanut sauce, please combine 1/4 cup water, three tablespoons of peanut butter, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 teaspoon Sriracha and 1 teaspoon soy sauce in a medium size mixing bowl and stir well with a whisk till totally mixed and smooth. This is your sauce and reserve for frying.
  • To prepare your tempeh soy sauté, please combine two teaspoons sugar, one teaspoon Sriracha, five teaspoons soy sauce, and garlic in a small mixing bowl and stir with a whisk till smooth.  Reserve for frying.
  • Begin frying by heating a large heavy skillet over medium-high flame on your American stove.  Then add one tablespoon sesame oil to pan and swirl to coat.
  • Then add the tempeh and half of the soy sauté mixture.  Stir fry for five minutes until the tempeh is golden brown.
  • Remove the tempeh mixture from the pan and keep warm.
  • Then add the remaining two teaspoons of oil to pan and swirl again to coat.
  • Then add the carrots, bell peppers and green beans to the pan and stir fry for three minutes.
  • Then add one half cup of water and reduce the heat to medium. 
  • Cover the pan and let it simmer for five minutes until the beans are tender but still crisp.
  • Then stir in the remaining half of the tempeh soy sauté, half of onions, and bean sprouts and cook for two minutes until the sprouts are tender.
  • Serve with peanut sauce and remaining half of onions.  This is great if paired with hot steaming rice.
  • This dish has a tangy taste that blends well with the rich flavors of peanut butter and the sesame oil.
  • Enjoy this simple yet delectable stir fry recipe with its special recipe for stir fry sauce.  You can also substitute the tofu with other types of meat such as pork and beef.  
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