If you’ve been looking for a great vegan alternative to bacon with a perfectly balanced smoky flavor– look no further. This super simple BBQ tempeh marinade combined with the soaking ability of tempeh is going to change your breakfast table forever.
Combine all the ingredients except tempeh in a large bowl. Keep 1 tablespoon of the marinade for serving. Add tempeh slices and coat evenly. Let marinate for 20-60 minutes in the fridge. Then cook as desired and drizzle with the reserved sauce. Enjoy!
Nutrition information includes tempeh and is calculated per serving.
This recipe works well with batch cooking. The marinade keeps well in the fridge in a closed jar for up to 1 month.
Consider making marinated tempeh a day ahead. You can marinate the tempeh for up to 24 hours.
If the marinade is too thick, add a few teaspoons of water.