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easy bbq tempeh in skillet

Easy BBQ Tempeh

This easy BBQ tempeh recipe is a great for anyone who is trying tempeh for the first time! Stir fry the tempeh in a non-stick skillet until golden brown and then toss in your favorite vegan BBQ sauce - simple and oh so delicious. 
Course Entree, Protein
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword BBQ tempeh, tempeh recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 360kcal
Author Deborah Davis


  • 1 8 oz package tempeh
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup vegan barbecue sauce


  • Cut tempeh into small triangles. Add to a steamer basket and steam if desired. 
  • Add oil to a non-stick skillet and toss in the tempeh.
  • Cook undisturbed over medium-high heat until the first side is golden brown, about 3-5 minutes. Flip each piece and cook on the second side until golden brown.
  • Turn off the heat and stir in your favorite barbecue sauce. Serve with roasted vegetables or in your favorite salad. 


Serving: 1/2 recipe | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Sodium: 685mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g