Gochujang Glazed Tempeh


  • 1 block of tempeh (300g)
  • 2 tbsp gochujang paste
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)
  • Sliced green onions, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the tempeh block into bite-sized pieces.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the gochujang paste, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger until smooth.
  4. Add the tempeh to the bowl and toss to coat with the marinade.
  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the tempeh pieces and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  6. Transfer the tempeh to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 10-15 minutes until crispy and caramelized.
  7. Remove the tempeh from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  8. Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions (optional).

Serve the Gochujang Glazed Tempeh with steamed rice and your favorite vegetables. Enjoy!