Seitan Stirfry

As we explore different ways to enjoy Seitan (Vital Wheat Gluten), this Seitan Stirfry recipe is another one to add to the list. Seitan, commonly known as “veggie meat” can be prepared in bulk and kept refrigerated or frozen. Use it as a great meat replacer or to add protein to your vegetarian diet.

Prep Time: If using prepared Seitan, 5 minutes plus minimum 4 hrs marination time
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Prepared Seitan – from one cup vital wheat gluten (see recipe here), cut to bite sized pieces

For the Marinade:

Greek Yogurt – 1 cup (can be substituted with thick yogurt or hung yogurt)
Tandoori Masala – 2 tsp
Salt – to taste
Ginger – 1 Tbsp, minced
Garlic – 1 Tbsp, minced
Green Chilies – to taste, minced
Oil – 1 tsp
Lemon/Lime Juice – to taste
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Oil – 1 Tbsp
Onion – 1/2 large, cut to bite sized pieces
Green Chilies – to taste, chopped finely
Tandoori Masala – 2 tsp
Cilantro – 10 sprigs, chopped
Fresh Lime/Lemon Juice – to taste

Method:

1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the marinade and mix well.
2. Gently squeeze excess liquid from Seitan pieces and add to the marinade.
3. Gently mix to evenly coat marinade over Seitan pieces.
4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours (overnight if you have the time).
5. Heat Oil in a large skillet.
6. Add Onions and Green Chilies and saute for 1-2 minutes (until Onions are slightly translucent).
7. Add marinated Seitan pieces, leaving excess marinade in the bowl, to the skillet and mix.
8. Add Tandoori Masala and stirfry until seitan and onions are lightly caramelized.
9. Garnish with Cilantro and a squeeze of fresh Lime/Lemon Juice.
10. Serve hot.

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