Thai Tempeh Cakes with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce

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Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

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Made from soya beans, tempeh is similar to tofu but has a nuttier taste. Here, it is combined with a fragrant blend of lemon grass, coriander and ginger.


  • 1 lemon grass stalk, outer leaves removed and inside finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 spring onions (sc


  1. Make the dipping sauce. Mix together the mirin, vinegar, spring onions, sugar, chillies, coriander and salt in a small bowl. Cover with clear film (plastic wrap) and set aside until ready to serve.

  2. Place the lemon grass, garlic, spring onions, shallots, chillies, ginger and coriander in a food processor or blender, then process to a coarse paste. Add