Tempeh fajitas

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 fajitas

* PLUS Cooking time: 11 minutes, Marinating Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250-g pkg frozen tempeh
  • 1 lime , or 1/2 lemon
  • 4 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion , thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 sweet bell pepper , thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 soft flour tortillas , about 6 inches wide

Instructions

  • Unwrap frozen tempeh and cut in half. Slice into bite-size strips, about 1/2 inch (1 cm) wide.
  • Finely grate peel from lime and squeeze out 2 tablespoons juice. Stir with soy sauce and 1 tablespoon water in a medium-size dish. Stir in tempeh. Cover and marinate, turning strips occasionally, for 1 hour at room temperature or overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Then, heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan set over medium heat. Add tempeh and sauté for 2 minutes per side. Remove when golden.
  • Add 1 tbsp oil to pan. When hot, add onion, garlic, pepper and chili powder. Sauté, stirring often, until onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Add tempeh and 1/4 cup water. Stir until hot, about 2 minutes. Roll in tortillas. Top with sour cream and salsa.