Crispy Air Fryer Tempeh

vegan + easy to make

Step 1: Gather all of the ingredients for this air fryer tempeh recipe. You can also use lentil or chickpea tempeh.

Step 3: Cut tempeh into 2-inch cubes or another shape of choice. Do your best to make them similar in size so they cook evenly.

Step 2: To a flat bowl, mix soy sauce, maple syrup, rice vinegar, smoked paprika, sesame oil, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.

Step 4: Add the tempeh and gently stir to coat all sides. Let it marinate for 30 minutes or overnight in the fridge.

Step 5: Pre-heat air fryer to 350ºF (180ºC). Add ½ cup water to the bottom spay the air fryer with cooking spray.

Step 6: Add the tempeh in a single layer and bake for 7 minutes.  Then, carefully flip. Cook for 7 more minutes.

Step 7: Once ready, remove it from the air fryer. If there is any marinade left in the bowl, brush it over the tempeh.

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