🔥 Schezwan Tempeh in Lettuce Cups Recipe 🔥
Reinvent your culinary game with our Schezwan Tempeh in Lettuce Cups recipe. This Asian inspired delicacy is the perfect way to spice up your day. Ready? Let's start!
- Tempeh: 200gm of our protein-packed, vegan tempeh is the star of this dish.
- A dash of oil: We'll need 1 tbsp to sauté our veggies.
- Garlic and Onion: Bring on the flavor with 5-6 cloves of finely chopped garlic and 1 medium onion.
- Colorful Veggies: 1 carrot, ½ a red bell pepper, and ½ yellow bell pepper.
- Sauces: 2 tbsp soy sauce and 1 ½ tbsp schezwan sauce for that tangy kick.
- Sweetness: A touch of ½ tbsp brown sugar to balance the heat.
- Lettuce Leaves: To serve your delicious tempeh.
🥜 For the Peanut Sauce
- Peanut butter: 4 tbsp for a rich and creamy texture.
- Sauces: Blend in 2 ½ tbsp soy sauce and 1 tbsp hot sauce/ schezwan sauce.
- Sweet & Sour: 2 tsp brown sugar/ agave and 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar.
- Oil: 1 tbsp of sesame oil to bring it all together.
1. Start by sautéing chopped garlic, onion, and carrot in oil until they soften.
2. Stir in bell peppers and tempeh cut into bite-sized pieces.
3. Time for sauces! Add soy sauce, schezwan sauce, brown sugar, and salt (if needed). Cover and cook for 8-10 mins.
4. As this cooks, whip up your peanut sauce by combining all ingredients and mixing well.
5. Now, spoon your schezwan tempeh into lettuce leaves and savor the explosion of flavors!
⚠️ Allergen Alert
Contains Soy 🌱: This recipe includes soy, so those with allergies should be cautious.
Allergic to Soy? No Problem! 😌: If soy isn't for you, don't worry! We have a collection of delicious and nutritious soy-free recipes waiting for you!
⚡ Nutrition Boost
- Protein Packed 🏋️♀️: With 200g tempeh, this recipe is a great source of plant-based protein.
- Rich in Vitamins 🍊: Bell peppers are high in Vitamin C and other antioxidants.
- Healthy Fats 💪: Thanks to the peanut butter, this recipe is rich in healthy fats that are good for your heart.
🍽️ Best Served With
Schezwan Tempeh in Lettuce Cups pairs beautifully with a bowl of jasmine rice or quinoa, or a side of steamed veggies.
Dietary Info 👩⚕️
- Vegan Friendly 🌱: This recipe is 100% vegan-friendly and perfect for those following a plant-based diet.
- Gluten-Free 🚫🌾: This meal is free from gluten. However, ensure to check the labels of your sauces as some brands may contain gluten.
- Low in Sugar 🍬: With only a touch of brown sugar, this recipe is ideal for those watching their sugar intake.