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Hoisin-Braised Tempeh and Chinese Vegetables

Braising is a cooking method that begins by browning the ingredients in a little oil, then adding a bit of liquid, covering the pot tightly and cooking to blend the flavors. In this recipe, browned tempeh is joined by Chinese vegetables and a flavorful hoisin sauce—with dynamic results. This dish…

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Braising is a cooking method that begins by browning the ingredients in a little oil, then adding a bit of liquid, covering the pot tightly and cooking to blend the flavors. In this recipe, browned tempeh is joined by Chinese vegetables and a flavorful hoisin sauce—with dynamic results. This dish is delicious alone or over brown rice.

Servings
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 16 oz. tempeh, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 2 large carrots, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1 head bok choy, trimmed and sliced crosswise into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 8-oz. can sliced water chestnuts, drained and rinsed
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and sliced diagonally
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas, trimmed and halved diagonally

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add tempeh and cook until browned, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except snow peas. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 15 minutes.Add snow peas, cover, and cook until vegetables are cooked but still firm, about 5 minutes longer.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 4
  • Calories 370
  • Carbohydrate Content 38 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 15 g
  • Fiber Content 9 g
  • Protein Content 24 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 890 mg
  • Sugar Content 16 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g