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Seitan "Chicken" Stir Fry

5 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
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Seitan "Chicken" Stir Fry

5 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time

Seitan chicken is made with wheat gluten and water, making it a great source of vegan protein. This mouthwatering seitan "chicken" dish is a healthy one that can be whipped up in minutes and tastes so good you won't believe it's vegan!

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Ingredients (2 servings)

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400g shredded seitan
1 broccoli
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp sweet soy sauce
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
1/4 tsp white pepper
1 tsp corn starch
2 tbsp water
  1. Make your stir fry sauce by combining sesame oil, sweet soy sauce, white pepper, corn starch, water and 1 tbsp of the light soy sauce in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cut broccoli into florets.
  3. Heat up a wok or non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add broccoli and a splash of water. Stir it around until the water starts to simmer, then cover wok with lid and let broccoli steam for 2-3 minutes or until it turns bright green. Remove broccoli from heat and set aside.
  4. Heat up 1 tbsp olive oil in the same wok over medium heat. Add shredded seitan pieces and stir fry for 1 minute. Add 1 tbsp light soy sauce and stir fry until golden brown.
  5. Deglaze the wok with Shaoxing wine, and add broccoli. Stir fry for 1 minute.
  6. Add the stir fry sauce that was prepared earlier and stir fry everything for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce thickens to your liking.
  7. Serve immediately with steamed rice.
Notes
  • Shredded seitan is preferred for this recipe for texture. If you can't find it in stores, you can make you own from vital wheat gluten.
  • If you don't like seitan, you can substitute it with tofu or tempeh.
  • Serve this dish with steamed rice, noodles, or even quinoa!