Chinese tempeh fried rice

Who doesn’t love a Chinese take away now and again? Creating your own at home is a much healthier and cheaper version. We have created a delicious alternative to the classic ‘chicken fried rice’.

Originally from Asia, tempeh blends perfectly with the spices found in this dish, try it for yourself and let us know what you think.


* 1 Cup cooked and cooled rice
* 1 large carrot chopped into small cubes
* 1/2 large white onion chopped small
* 1 cup of frozen peas
* 200g Tempeh sliced
* 1 Tbsp Tamari or soy sauce
* Lime slice for serving
* 1 egg, beaten
* Olive oil or similar


1) Add the oil to a large frying pan or wok
2) Add the onion and carrot and cook for a few mins till they start to soften
3) Add your tempeh slices with the tamari
4) In another small frying pan add a little oil and your beaten egg, you are wanting to make a omelette to roll up and shred to add later
5) Add your peas to the veg and onion and stir in for a few mins
6) Take your egg omelette and roll it up and slice it and add to your rice, toss together
7) Serve with a slice of lime