Fried Tempeh in Batter Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Fried Tempeh in Batter

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"This recipe makes a very hearty snack or appetizer."

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Original recipe makes 4 snack servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Combine flour, green onion, garlic, egg, coriander, ginger, water, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl, mix until the mixture becomes a thin cake-batter like consistency, adding more water if necessary.
  2. Slice the tempeh about 1 inch thick. Dip tempeh into the batter and place them one at a time into a skillet of hot oil. Fry the tempeh until golden brown. Serve while warm.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 02, 2003

This was so good! It reminded me and my husband of chicken nuggets! this would be a great appetiser for people who have not tried tempeh before. I marinated the tempeh first though , in some tamari, garlic, water , and olive oil. I strongly suggest marinating since tempeh can be bland. I also didnt have green onion so i minced about 2 TBS yellow onion instead. Also, the instructions talk about garlic, but no garlic is mentioned in the ingredients, so i just guessed. AND i admit i didnt use as much oil! so i dont know if it was because of that or if the batter was too thin, but i found that drizzling a little extra batter over each peice is DELICIOUS! It turned out very good and i would definately make it again! We ate ours with ketchup! YUM!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 01, 2009

only alright. i forgot to marinade them before as some recommended which night have helped.i made the batter thicker and cut the slices thinner and in half in hopes of making them crunchier-didn't work. a bit bland. better with ketchup. i do have to add that my toddler loved them!

 

7 Ratings

Feb 25, 2008

I put sliced green onion (scallion)and 1/4 tsp cumin in the batter, and cut 1/2 inch thick, or even thinner than that, to make it crunchier. yummy...

 
Mar 06, 2003

My two year old ate most of these before I could finish making dinner. I, too, marinated them in about 1T of liquid aminos, and the garlic called for in the recipe. I used 1/4c less water than what was called for and it coated well. Anything my tot will eat we will make again and again.

 
Sep 28, 2007

I left a few ingredients out because I didn't have them on hand, but this was dangerously delicious. I seriously wish I had sweet and sour sauce on hand. Sooo yummy.

 
Mar 02, 2003

This recipe has been revised to list "1 clove garlic, crushed" in the ingredient list. - The Staff

 
Sep 30, 2003

I am by no means an excellent cook, but this one was my worst attempt, according to my husband. We ended up sending out for pizza.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 346 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 15.6 g
  • 31%
  • Sodium
  • 25 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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