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Peanut Sauce Stirfry and Tempeh Skewers

by Dawn Blatner, RD LDN

Servings: 4 (2 Cups Stirfry, 2 Skewers Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 Cups Stirfry, 2 Skewers
    
Amount per serving
Calories 400Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g26%
 Saturated Fat 2.5g85%
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg 
Sodium 370mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 45g15%
 Dietary Fiber 9g36%
 Sugars 13g 
Protein 21g42%
 
Vitamin A260%
Vitamin C300%
Calcium15%
Iron20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Peanut sauce brings this stirfry to life. Once you prepare this sauce, it can be incorporated into a variety of recipes like dipping sauce for spring rolls and dumplings, a condiment on veggie or chicken burger, a salad dressing or a sauce on a Thai pizza.

Ingredients

Peanut Sauce

5 Tablespoons natural peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
5 Tablespoons warm water
1 Tablespoon seasoned brown rice vinegar
1 Tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 Tablespoon raw honey
Dash of cayenne pepper

Stirfry and Skewers

6 cups chopped broccoli
2 cups sliced carrots
2 cups sliced red bell pepper
1 cup cooked brown rice
1 package (8 oz) tempeh, cut into 8 pieces, widthwise
8 wooden skewers
2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  1. Whisk peanut sauce ingredients until smooth.
  2. In pan, sauté 6 tablespoons peanut sauce with broccoli, carrots, bell pepper for 6 to 8 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in cooked brown rice.
  3. Steam tempeh pieces for 8 minutes, until tender. Put each piece on a skewer and brush pwith eanut sauce.
  4. For each serving: Plate 2 cups stirfry and 2 skewers. Sprinkle with green onions.
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About the author:

Dawn Jackson Blatner RD LDN

Dawn Blatner, RD LDN

is the author of The Flexitarian Diet. Visit her website at www.dawnjacksonblatner.com

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