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Bar B Q Seitan Dinner

 
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Seitan Is A Great Vegan/Vegetarian Meat Substitute Which Picks Up Many Flavors When Seasonings Are Added To Gluten Flour. Today's Photo Is Bar B Q Seitan. The Bar B Q Sauce Was Added As The Liquid To The Flour To Receive That Bar B Q Flavor. The Recipe Below Is For Plain Seitan. Check Out The Many Other Seasonings Listed Below Or Add Your Own. Great!

Yield

8

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

80

min

 

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients: In Large Bowl
1 cup vital wheat gluten
3 tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes
Whisk together

Wet Ingredients: In Another Bowl
1/2 cup vegetable broth
1/4 cup soy sauce(Braggs)
2 gloves garlic (minced)
Mix together with whisk
Note: to get that Bar B Q Flavor, add your favorite Bar B Q sauce in the place of the Braggs

Proper Broth:
4 cups vegetable broth
4 cups water Note: For More Bar B Q Flavor add 2 cups of water and 2 cups Bar B Q Sauce
1/8 cup soy sauce (Braggs)
Note: Bar B Q can be added in place of Braggs

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Step One:

Mix the wet ingredients with the vital wheat gluten in the bowl.

Stir until mixture begins to resemble dough.

Step Two:

Dust a bread board or other kneading surface with wheat gluten flour.

Roll the dough onto the kneading surface. Knead gently until the dough is springy and smooth and tight! Let rest for a few moments.

Step Three:

Cut the dough into small squares or strips and flatten them out a little

Step Four:

Proper Broth:

4 cups vegetable broth

4 cups water Note: Replace half of water with Bar B Q Sauce for Bar B Q Flavor

1/8 cup soy sauce(Braggs) Note: for More Bar B Q flavor, replace Braggs with Bar B Q Sauce.

Pour in a Sauce Pot. Place pot on stove on medium heat and bring the liquid to a simmer.

Step Five:

Slide the pieces of dough into the simmering broth. Make sure they stay separate as they cook.

They should not stick together if they are of proper consistency.

Step Six:

Simmer the dough for 1 hour, turning occasionally.

The seitan pieces will expand and firm up as they cook.

Step Seven:

Remove the seitan from the pot with a slotted spoon and let them drain and cool in colander.

Freeze them until ready to use.

Tips & Warnings: Don't worry about overcooking seitan -- it is very forgiving. Just don't let the liquid simmer away, or the seitan will burn.

Take Care Not To Add Too Much Water. Gooey Dough Will Not Cook Properly Into Seitan.

Make Sure You Use Vital Vheat Gluten, not Regular Wheat Flour For This Recipe. (This can be made directly from regular flour if so desired. That’s another recipe all together.)

For Flavored Seitan: You must season gluten flour first: 3 to 4 teaspoon of seasonings below.

Indian: Cumin, Coriander, Curry, Salt and or Pepper

Italian: Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme, Basil (ground)

Mexican: Garlic, Cumin, Cayenne Pepper, Cilantro

Asian: Ginger, Garlic, Onion

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 about 7 years ago

Looks and sounds delicious. Love that you can make it into Indian, Italian, Mexican and Asian flavor. YUM~

 

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