- 8 oz. package of tempeh
- 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce
- 2 tsps. liquid smoke
- 3 Tbsp. maple syrup
Steam block of tempeh in steamer basket (on stove 10 minutes OR in microwave approximate 6 minutes).
In medium bowl, combine all marinade ingredients, and mix well.
Let tempeh cool, then slice into strips. Place slices into mixture and allow to marinate. The longer, the stronger the flavor will be. I like to leave it in refrigerator overnight if possible, but at least 30 minutes is necessary.
Add strips to sauté pan with a little bit of the marinate liquid and cook over medium high heat until crispy on one side. Turn and brown on other side. Add more of the marinate and cook until caramelized. About 5 minutes each side is a reasonable estimate.