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Peanut Sauce Stir-Fry and Tempeh Skewers

Published: March 14, 2013

Peanut sauce brings this stir fry to life. Once you prepare this sauce, it can be incorporated into a variety of recipes like dipping sauce for spring rolls and dumplings, a condiment on veggie or chicken burger, a salad dressing or a sauce on a Thai pizza.

Peanut Sauce Stir-Fry and Tempeh Skewers

(Makes 4 servings)

Peanut Sauce

Peanut Sauce Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons natural peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
  • 5 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned brown rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • Dash of cayenne pepper

Stir fry and Skewers Ingredients


  • 6 cups chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 2 cups sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 package (8 ounces) tempeh, cut into 8 pieces, widthwise
  • 8 wooden skewers
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  1. Whisk peanut sauce ingredients until smooth.
  2. In pan, sauté 6 tablespoons peanut sauce with broccoli, carrots, bell pepper for 6 to 8 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in cooked brown rice.
  3. Steam tempeh pieces for 8 minutes, until tender. Put each piece on a skewer and brush with peanut sauce.
  4. For each serving: Plate 2 cups stir fry and 2 skewers. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts


Calories: 400
Total fat: 17 g
Carbohydrate: 45 g
Fiber: 9 g
Protein: 21 g
Sugars: 13 g
Sodium: 370 mg

Recipe courtesy of Kids Eat Right.

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