Quick Homemade Seitan Recipe

Looking for an easy Quick Homemade Seitan recipe? Learn how to make Quick Homemade Seitan using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by soobools

Makes 6 servings



Basic gluton recipe, can be customized with spices and flavorings such as chicken flavored bouillon, poultry seasoning or seaweed.

Recipe Ingredients for Quick Homemade Seitan

2 cup Vital Wheat Gluten
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Ginger, Ground
1.25 serving Cooking Stock
3 serving Tamari
3 1tsp Oil, Sesame

Recipe Directions for Quick Homemade Seitan

  1. (Makes 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 pounds or 2 to 2-1/2 cups)

  2. Add garlic powder and ginger to flour and stir. Mix liquids together and add to flour mixture all at once. Mix vigorously with a fork. When it forms a stiff dough knead it 10 to 15 times.

  3. Let the dough rest 2 to 5 minutes, then knead it a few more times. Let it rest another 15 minutes before proceeding.

  4. Cut gluten into 6 to 8 pieces and stretch into thin cutlets. Simmer in broth for 30 to 60 minutes.

  5. Broth:

  6. 4 cups water

  7. 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce

  8. 3-inch piece of kombu (a type of seaweed)

  9. 3-4 slices ginger (optional)

  10. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring broth to a boil. Add cutlets one at a time. Reduce heat to barely simmer when saucepan is covered. Seitan may be used, refrigerated, or frozen at this point.

Categories

Main Dish, Advance, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 115.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
412mg
17%
Potassium
28mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
9.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
32.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
77% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
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