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Serves: 2
  • 8oz. package of tempeh cut into fingers
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup of cornmeal
  • 1 cup of soy milk
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • ¾ cup of Frank‚Äôs Red Hot, or your favorite hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp melted vegan butter (or coconut oil)
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Oil for frying ( about 2 inches in the bottom of a pot)
  1. Mix soy milk and vinegar together and set aside.
  2. In a plastic bag, combine flour, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cornmeal.
  3. Put tempeh pieces in to soy milk mixture and then remove and place all tempeh pieces in the bag with flour.
  4. Close the top of the bag and shake tempeh around until all evenly coated with flour mixture.
  5. Heat oil on stove in a pot until oil is rippling.
  6. Add tempeh a few pieces at a time (being sure not to crowd the pot) and cook until golden brown (3-4 minutes per batch).
  7. Once golden brown, remove from oil and place on a plate lined with kitchen roll to absorb extra oil.
  8. Continue until all tempeh is fried.
  9. Mix hot sauce, melted vegan butter and garlic powder together.
  10. Place tempeh in a bowl and toss with hot sauce until evenly coated.
  11. Serve!
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