Thai Tempeh & Noodle Lettuce Wraps - Veganuary

Thai Tempeh & Noodle Lettuce Wraps

Nourish and Flourish Nutrition 

Thai Tempeh & Noodle Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

10 lettuce leaves
Wholegrain Brown rice noodles
Avocado
Red cabbage
A lime

For the Tempeh marinade:
2 tsp tamari
1cm fresh ginger grated
2 tsp maple syrup
1 tsp sesame oil
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Thai sauce
5 tbsp tahini
2 tbsp tamari
1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
2cm fresh ginger
1 small garlic clove
1cm red chilli
Juice of half lime

Method

  1. In a bowl add the marinade ingredients and mix together. Chop the tempeh into cubes and add it to the marinade and coat well. Leave aside ready to cook.
  2. In a mixed add the Thai sauce ingredients with a little water and mix until you get a nice smooth runny consistency. Adjust tamari or maple syrup to your taste
  3. Add water to a pan and heat until boiling. Add the noodles and cook until al dente (drain and pour over cold water to stop them from continuing to cook) coat with a little sesame oil to stop them from sticking together
  4. In a pan add the tempeh and cook until nicely browned on all side, remove from the pan and set aside. The add the noodles to the pan with a little sesame oil and a dash of tamari and cook until gently warmed through.
  5. Add a little of the noodles to each lettuce boat, topped with the tempeh, some chopped avocado, red cabbage and drizzle with the Thai sauce and some black sesame seeds.
  6. Feel free to squeeze over some more lime juice for added zing.

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