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Spicy Grilled Tempeh

Serves 2
Time 2 hr 15 min
Tempeh's firm texture makes it a perfect match for the grill. In this delightfully simple recipe, tangy lime juice and Mexican spices mingle to create a remarkable marinade. Serve this tempeh with taco fixings or alongside a heaping platter of grilled vegetables. Watch our how-to video.
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon adobo (from a can of chipotles in adobo) or salsa
  • 1 (8.0-ounce) package tempeh steamed for about 10 minutes and cooled
Method

Whisk together lime juice, oil, tamari, chili powder, garlic, oregano, cloves and adobo in a wide, shallow dish. Arrange steamed tempeh in dish, turn to coat all over with marinade, cover and refrigerate, turning halfway through, for 2 hours or overnight.

Prepare a grill for medium heat cooking. Grill tempeh, flipping once, until browned and hot throughout, 8 to 10 minutes total. Transfer to plates and serve.

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  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon adobo (from a can of chipotles in adobo) or salsa
  • 1 (8.0-ounce) package tempeh steamed for about 10 minutes and cooled