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Bold Flavored Vegan Cooking Quick and Easy Pad Thai

Quick and Easy Pad Thai

This recipe is comfort food at its best, yielding noodles, flavor packed sauce, crisp tempeh and the sparkle of fresh lime and cilantro.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/4 cup mushroom dashi
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup fish free sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 bird's eye chile
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 8 oz tempeh, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 12 oz chopped green cabbage
  • 4 oz brown rice stir fry noodles, cooked according to directions

Optional garnishes

  • lime wedges
  • cilantro leaves
  • sliced scallion
  • tamari


  1. In a medium Skillet, whisk the dash with the sugar. Add the fish-less sauce, lime juice, vinegar, tamarind paste,garlic, ginger, and chile. Set aside.

  2. In a large skillet or wok heat the oil on medium high. Add the tempeh and cook until golden brown, about 8 minutes. 

  3. Add the cabbage and cook until lightly brown, about 4 minutes.

  4. Add the sauce and simmer for a few minutes until the sauce begins to thicken slightly and the cabbage is tender.

  5. Add the cooked noodles and toss to coat with tongs. 

  6. Serve and garnish!