Tempeh comes in both soy-only and soy-based varieties. Or a combination of nuts and other grains, can be found at department stores or health food stores. There are boxes, cans, frozen products. Or you can choose to make your own tempeh at home. Just use fermented soybeans and starter cultures for fermenting the finished. Fermented for 3-4 days, it can be eaten.
Tempeh can be used as a substitute for meat in many dishes. For example, it can be cut into pieces, marinated in sauces and grilled instead of steak. Used as a substitute for meat in spaghetti and hamburgers. Or use stir fried basil, spicy salad and dipping chili paste UFABET
Unopened tempeh Can be stored for 1 month in normal refrigerator. And can be stored for up to 1 year in the freezer. But if it’s opened, it should be stored in a seal bag or box. Which can be stored for about 5 days.
Precautions when eating tempeh.
People can eat safely and without negative health effects. But people with certain health conditions Tempeh should not be eat.
- Allergic to soy Since tempeh’s main ingredient is soybeans. Eating tempeh may cause itching in people who are allergic to soybeans. hives Swollen face and throat, difficulty breathing, wheezing, stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and in some people, a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction.
- Thyroid disorders This is because contains goitrogens. That may inhibit thyroid hormone synthesis. and reduce the efficiency of absorption of thyroid medication.
Tempeh is a food rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrients that are beneficial to the body. Therefore classified as a healthy food that people can eat. And is an alternative for people who do not eat meat. But people with thyroid disorders or food allergies should always consult a doctor before eating and soy products for health safety.