Grilled Tempeh Cutlets

Jo Zimny


These are ultra tasty and make great sandwiches. I grilled mine inside in my grill pan and it worked fine. I doubled the recipe because I know these won't last long.


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20 Min
30 Min


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8 oz
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
tamari sauce
1 Tbsp
plus one tsp. water
1 tsp
toasted sesame oil

How to Make Grilled Tempeh Cutlets


  • 1Cut the tempeh into four triangular pieces.
  • 2Steam for 15-20 minutes.
  • 3While still hot, place the tempeh in a flat pan with the lemon juice, tamari, water and toasted sesame oil.
  • 4Marinade on one side for ten minutes, then turn and dip the small sides into the marinade, then flip to the large marinaded side. Leave for another 10 minutes.
  • 5Grill each piece on both sides 30 seconds to one minute (watch it doesn't burn) and serve on a bun with barbecue sauce if you like.
  • 6Note: You can add minced ginger and garlic to the marinade as well.
  • 7Enjoy.

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About Grilled Tempeh Cutlets

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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