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Bowl of tempeh with a spicy ginger peanut sauce

Spicy Ginger Peanut Sauce

This sauce goes great in this tempeh bowl but would be great on any grain bowl with your favorite protein.
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 2


Peanut Ginger Sauce

  • 1 ½ tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 ½ tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp water (or more if you need to thin the mixture)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 ½ teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon garlic chili paste
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 dash garlic powder

Tempeh Bowl Ingredients

  • Cooked quinoa
  • Greens
  • Sautéed red bell pepper
  • Oven roasted sweet potatoes (bake at 425°F until golden brown)
  • Radish, thinly sliced
  • Cilantro (for topping)
  • Sesame seeds (for topping)
  • Peanut ginger sauce


Peanut Ginger Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients into a small bowl or mason jar. Mix well and adjust seasoning as needed (you can make it more spicy by increasing the garlic chili paste)

To assemble the tempeh bowl:

  • Start by putting quinoa in a bowl (~ 1 cup per serving)
  • Next add on all the veggies (greens, bell pepper, radish, and sweet potato)
  • Top with the peanut sauce, sesame seeds, and cilantro & enjoy!
Keyword Tempeh, vegan