Tempeh in star anise broth with noodles

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  • Serves


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    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

The Part-Time Vegetarian: Flexible Recipes to Go (Nearly) Meat-Free

The Part-Time Vegetarian

By Nicola Graimes

Published 2015

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Tempeh is similar to tofu, but with a slightly nuttier, more savoury taste and firmer texture. It is equally versatile and can be roasted, fried, steamed or braised, and, like tofu, benefits from being marinated or combined with more robust flavours as here in this fragrant, gingery star anise broth.


  • 185 ml/6 fl oz/¾ cup Chinese cooking wine or dry sherry
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  • Put the cooking wine, sesame oil, soy sauce, hoisin, sugar, ginger and star anise in a deep sauté pan. Add 250 ml/9 fl oz/generous 1