Tempeh Chicken Salad Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Tempeh chicken salad is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional chicken salad. Made with tempeh, a fermented soybean product, this salad is packed with protein and nutrients. The tempeh is marinated in a flavorful dressing, then cooked and shredded to resemble chicken. Mixed with crunchy vegetables and a creamy dressing, this salad is perfect for sandwiches, wraps, or as a topping for salads. It's a great option for vegetarians and vegans looking for a satisfying and nutritious meal.

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Non Vegdiet
1hr 25minstotal
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Tempeh Chicken Salad

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Ingredients for Tempeh Chicken Salad Recipe

  • 8 ounce Tempeh
  • 2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 Stalks Celery, Diced
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, Diced
  • 2 tablespoon Chopped Parsley
  • 1/4 cup Vegan Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Tempeh Chicken Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, and paprika to make the marinade.
  • STEP 2.Cut the tempeh into small cubes and place them in the marinade. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the marinated tempeh. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 4.Remove the tempeh from the skillet and let it cool. Once cooled, shred the tempeh using a fork or your hands.
  • STEP 5.In a large bowl, combine the shredded tempeh with diced celery, red onion, and chopped parsley.
  • STEP 6.In a separate small bowl, mix together vegan mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 7.Pour the dressing over the tempeh mixture and toss until well coated.
  • STEP 8.Serve the tempeh chicken salad on bread, in a wrap, or on top of a bed of greens. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use firm or extra-firm tempeh for the best texture.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or carrots for extra crunch and flavor.
  • Adjust the seasoning and dressing according to your taste preferences.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • This tempeh chicken salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve it on bread as a sandwich, in a wrap, or on top of a bed of greens for a refreshing salad.
calories per serving
2 g Fat2 g Protein8 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
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  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp