Lemon Chicken Style Seitan
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegetarian
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Serves: 2
  • 8 oz. (when drained) seitan
  • 1½ tsp tamari
  • 1½ tsp sake
  • 1 green onion, finely minced
  • 1½ tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • Grapeseed oil for shallow frying
  • For sauce:
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1½ tbsp water
  • ½ tsp arrowroot powder
  1. Place the seitan in a bowl, and add tamari, sake, green onion, ginger, garlic. Mix
  2. Set aside and let marinate.
  3. Heat oil in a wok or small skillet for frying.
  4. Stir the arrowroot powder into the seitan mixture.
  5. Once the oil is hot, tip everything in and let it fry on high heat.
  6. Turn pieces to cook evenly
  7. When it's golden and crispy, take it out of the oil and set aside.
  8. Pour away the remaining oil.
  9. Mix lemon juice, sugar, salt, red pepper flakes, toasted sesame oil, water, arrowroot powder.
  10. Add that into the hot wok and mix for a few seconds until it begins to thicken.
  11. Add the seitan back into the wok, and stir until hot:
Recipe by Veggie Punk Kitchen at http://veggiepunkkitchen.com/lemon-chicken-style-seitan/