2 tablespoons cooking oil, divided (olive, canola, or avocado)
1 8-ounce package tempeh, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning*, divided
1 yellow onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
3 cups cooked brown rice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Fresh parsley, for garnish
Hot sauce, for garnish
In a large skillet over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon cooking oil. When hot, add tempeh and 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning; stir to coat tempeh. Cook for 3 minutes on each side until crispy. Remove from skillet.
To the same skillet over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon cooking oil. When hot, add onion. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until until is lightly browned. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute, until fragrant. Add sliced bell peppers, stir, and cook for 5 minutes, until tender.
To the skillet, add tempeh, rice, and 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning. Stir. Cook for 5 minutes, until rice is heated through.
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley and hot sauce.
*If you want to make your own Cajun seasoning blend, use this recipe!