• Course

    Side dish,
    Snack

  • Category

    Vegetarian

  • Cooking technique

    Baking

  • Level

    Easy


  • Advance preparation

    15 minutes

  • Preparation

    15 minutes

  • Total

    30 minutes

  • Amount

    4 persons

Big Green Egg Fried tempeh

Tempeh is a cake made of fermented soya beans. It’s extremely nutritious and as a result, this fried tempeh is a very healthy side dish with an Indonesian twist.

 

INGREDIENTS

Tempeh

  • 400 g tempeh
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • sea salt
  • 6 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2-3 tbsp ketjap manis

PREPARATION IN ADVANCE

  1. Ignite the charcoal in the Big Green Egg and heat, with the convEGGtor, the grid and the Half Moon Cast Iron Plancha Griddle (with the smooth side up), to a temperature of 200°C.
  2. Meanwhile, cut the tempeh into 8 slices of approx. 1 cm thick. Sprinkle them on both sides with the curry powder and sea salt to taste.

PREPARATION

  1. Heat the sunflower oil on the griddle. Place the sliced tempeh on the griddle and close the lid of the EGG. Fry the tempeh for about 6 minutes.
  2. Flip the sliced tempeh and fry for another 6 minutes.
  3. Remove the tempeh from the EGG. Sprinkle with ketjap and maybe some additional sea salt to taste.

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