Thank you. Made from protein-rich wheat gluten, it is both tasty and nutritious. In the shape of meatballs, would the steaming time be different since they would be smaller? Hi Chef. Please tell me if i bought the right one . Used beef seasoning instead of basil Perfect . (For example: add some liquid smoke and maybe some other stuff for vegan bacon.). Seitan is a fantastic meat alternative. Thank you so much for your recipe . Made from protein-rich wheat gluten, it is both tasty and nutritious. It worked out like a charm and tastes quite delicious. thank you, The same amount of time should be sufficient. This 250 gram brick of good quality protein cost me about $6. Thank you in advance. Am now about to make another batch to try having in a pie. YUM. Also made your cashew cheese. ?????????????? Lots of research on it. I apprecciate you penning this write-up and 2-I wrapped it in foil instead of plastic wrap. Hi, I volunteer as a chef in a soup kitchen. Could you not wrap it in a muslin cloth instead? thee rest of the website is also rewlly good. Ommmgggg amazing recipe!! Concerned about the BPA and any other chemicals in a plastic wrap that may leach out into food, especially if it’s boiling in liquid. Foil is aluminum ? Crunchy on the outside, still a bit soft of the inside. The “dough” didn’t stick to my hands, but I had a hard time wrapping it in the plastic wrap. If anyone wants to see the results of our dishes, follow me on Instagram raw.roy or email me at email@example.com, I really want to come up with a turkey or chicken flavor now , Jessie, make your own. Thanks! Just frying in some oil. Great flavour and texture plus it’s very versatile. I used my KitchenAid mixer and that made it very easy. That’s the only change I made. By The Buddhist Chef. I’m absolutely floored by this recipe. Valerie. Can you use rice gluten instead of vital wheat? Sure, if you bought vital gluten it’s perfect! hi. I’ve tried to make seitan several times-all fails…Thank you for turning that around!! I used to be a good cook. You can do just about anything with seitan from sandwiches to stir fries and this recipe is the best I have ever made. There are so many recipes out there that have large and elaborate ingredient lists so it’s nice to have this one as a solid foundation. I added red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. 18-22 Lloyd Street, M2 5BE / allotmentvegan.co.uk / 0161 478 1331 Greens, Didsbury Would love to know your method of reheating seitan in it. I don’t think you need the plastic wrap, it’s to hold the shape. I just made two loafs which I plan to use for a BBQ I have planned at the end of June. VIEW RECIPE. Some very valid points! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This has been added to my re-do and keeper recipe boxes. I had a lot of fun doing this so far ^^. Just made 1/2 a batch of this and it turned out fantastic! It turned out to be pretty hard. Thank you for the recipe! you for ones time due to this fantastic read!! Thank you! Thank you for replying . I’m sure the seasoning and broth are the answer but I’m not that good of a cool and can’t make up my own recipes. I’d really appreciate it. © 2020 The Buddhist Chef. Can it be reheated? For me it was salty so I’m thinking next time using low sodium soy sauce or boiling it in water only. Thanks ? I know it’s a matter of changing out the broth, but how about the looks? Ive made iit gluten free but its just like a giant falafel lol. mobile friendly? All the shapes were amazing and realistic. Going to try again and figure out what I did wrong, because I’d love to master this! I used red mill vital wheat gluten and organic chickpea flour. My brick of seitan looked about twice the size of yours in the video but whatever. https://www.thebuddhistchef.com/recipe/seitan-shawarma-bowl You can always add vital wheat gluten if needed but don’t worry too much about the shape as it will expand while cooking! The Buddhist Chef posted a video to playlist Vegan Entrees and Mains Recipes. How do I test for readiness? Total: 01:15 2 cups vital wheat gluten 250 g *you might have to add a little more depending on the brand, 1/2 cup chickpea / garbanzo bean flour 50 g, 2 tablespoons vegan worcestershire sauce. TV chef Simon Rimmer's vegetarian dining experience in West Didsbury could convert even the most die-hard carnivore. I’m extremely pleased to find this page. Definitely the best seitan recipe I’ve tried! Thank you so much! Is there another kind of plastic wrap? Instead of soy I used coconut aminos and Braggs liquid aminos and left out the ketchup. I’ve recently tried vegan burgers and would love any recipe that could help us get away from meat. Looking forward to defrosting some next week. Works great with a cheese cloth instead of plastic. I made the seitan dough exactly as described in recipe. Convince the most stubborn non-vegan guest with this seitan steak, served with a delicious caramelized sauce. Froze half. You are awesome! It has a bigger volume and so it’s less dense than the original recipe, but the texture is still better than the usual homemade seitan that looks like a sponge If somebody is interested, I calculated the nutritional values by entering 265 g gluten, 50 g chickpeas flour, 30 g nutritional yeast, 125 mL soy sauce soja and 1 tbspoon of ketchup, which make a total of 1 411 kcal (245 g proteins, 88 g carbs, 10 g lipids, 4 g sugar, 1936 mg sodium). First time trying this. Thank you so much for sharing this. It wont be the same but I am sure it will be delicious, Hi. Can you suggest another flour? If it were not wrapped in plastic, I cold see the benefit as the seitan wold absorb flavor from the broth, but since it’s sealed, WHY the broth? I just made this recipe without substitutions as my first try to make AND to eat Seitan. You can do just about anything with seitan from sandwiches to stir fries and this recipe is the best I have ever made. How did you cook your cutlets in the IP? I made this today. I hope it freezes well.. May have to move that one to top of my favourite list . Hi I love your recipes, am finding this one difficult as I am gluten free, is there a work around? Seitan is a fantastic meat alternative. I just did the recipe without the plastic film, cooking the seitan in a cotton bag (to stock usually cereals). I can’t wait to give it a try! HI Cheff, The Buddhist Chef posted a video to the playlist Vegan Entrees and Mains Recipes. I had an arsenal of favorite recipes..... until I went plant based. After cooking, I added the broth to my tomato sauce and reduced that for extra flavour, then added the meatballs to the sauce to simmer a bit longer. Fabulous recipe!!! Followed recipe ingredients exactly. I found that I held back 1/2 cup of liquid (it was a very humid day). Great recipe! Vegan Seitan Steak. I froze the rest putting wax paper between the slices. Please show a picture of this cotton bag. I’m wanting to make a “ham” of some sort. I’ve never heard of rice gluten, maybe you are talking about rice flour? Top with kale, cherry tomatoes and red onion. I couldn’t find any vegan worcestershire sauce here but I found a Martha Stewart recipe online (vegan one, ha!) My whole family love it and I’m sure it’ll become a regular in our fridge. lazy as I am I used my bread machine. Cinq étoiles capitaine. Thank you! Well done. There is unfortunately no way to make gluten free seitan as gluten is the main ingredient . Has to be vegan and void of nitrates and MSG. It has small, tiny whole as a sponge . …. Wonderful how long will it keep in the fridge? Plastic shouldn’t touch hot food. Can I steam it over veg broth in a bamboo steamer ? Is there an alternative instead of using plastic wrap? I wanted to create different shapes to use in different meals. Excellent recipe, thank you! You can steam it! if i steam instead boiling..for how long? We provide a vegetarian meal option for our guests. Ps I used the vegetable broth as a soup base for all my leftover vegetables for a very tasty vegetable soup too! Love the taste and texture, but the saran wrap fell apart. It is AWESOME. Thank you! And if so, for how long? Hi, the Buddhist chef. Wrapped it in Saran but somehow it unraveled shortly after it was submerged in the broth. I want to try and produce for roughly 3-4 people to last around 3-4 days? Seitan (buddhist chef) Seitan is a fantastic meat alternative. Your recipes looks amazing, I would love to make my own seitan. Bonjour Chef! b) was boiling it without covering in foil/plastic a mistake?? easy. Martha Stewart doesn’t like plastic or aluminum touching her food, so she uses baking parchment between the food and the aluminum or plastic wrap. Thank you so much for sharing this! I sliced it like cold cuts and am using it for sandwiches. Meal Planning Maybe I could put the mixture in some vegan sausage sleeve sometime, for vegan hotdogs. It’s not 100% pearmable, it might leak through the wrap. Would almond flour work instead of chick pea flour? it was great. can you make it without using plastic wrap? The Buddhist Chef with GUSTA. I also missed out the Worcestershire sauce. By The Buddhist Chef. Awesome. Tastes very much like gyro meat, which is what I was going for!! I wrapped it in cheese cloth. Thank you so much…!!! Additionally, I’ve shared your site in my social networks. Made the recipe today and it came out great. Definitely try this if you want a meat alternative. 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