Today I will be making Chinese Orange Seitan. Follow along as I show you how to make a tasty dish that will be a hit for vegans and meat eaters alike!
|Vital wheat gluten||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Nutritional yeast flakes||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Vegetable stock||5 Cup (80 tbs) , divided into 1 and 4 cups|
|Red onion||1/2 , chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm) , minced|
|Chinese 5 spice powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Orange juice concentrate||2 Tablespoon , thawed|
|Ground szechuan peppercorns||1 Teaspoon|
|Red pepper flakes||1/4 Teaspoon|
|Soy sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Orange juice concentrate||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , thawed|
|Soy sauce||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Toasted sesame seed oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Fresh ginger||1 Inch , peeled, finely grated|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm) , minced|
|Dried chili||To Taste|
|Chili sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground szechuan peppercorns||1 Tablespoon|
|Dried orange peel||1 , chopped|
|Cornstarch||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((whole wheat or white))|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Water||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grains of paradise||1 Teaspoon , ground|
|Ground szechuan peppercorns||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Red pepper flakes||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Fresh ginger||1 Inch , finely shredded|
|Cooking oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) ((For deep frying))|
|Cooked rice||4 Cup (64 tbs) ((for serving))|
|Asian vegetables||2 Cup (32 tbs) ((fresh or frozen))|
In a large bowl, combine wheat gluten, yeast flakes, garlic powder, Chinese 5 spice powder, ground peppercorns, minced garlic and mix well.
Add 1 cup of vegetable stock, orange juice concentrate, soy sauce and mix until it forms a ball. Knead for 2 minutes.
Make loaf or cut into bite sized pieces.
Place in pot with remaining vegetable stock, onion and bring to boil. Turn down heat and cover with a lid. Allow to simmer for 45 minutes.
Once done, allow to cool completely.
In a large bowl, sift together corn starch, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, grains of paradise, ground peppercorns, red pepper flakes, ginger, water and mix well to form a thick batter.
Heat a pan with oil to 350-380F. Dip seitan in batter and deep fry in oil.
Drain excess oil using paper towels.
Heat wok in high flame with sesame oil.
Add ginger, garlic, chili flakes, peppercorns, orange peel and stir well.
Add chili sauce, orange juice concentrate, sugar, soy sauce and bring to boil.
Add fried seitan, veggies and stir well for 2 minutes.
Serve over rice and enjoy!
Calories 1061Calories from Fat 134
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16 g24.6%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Trans Fat 0 g
Sodium 3709 mg154.54%
Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%
Dietary Fiber 9 g36%
Sugars 31 g
Protein 75 g150%
Vitamin A % Vitamin C %
Calcium % Iron %
Calories 4244Calories from Fat 536
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 64 g98.4%
Saturated Fat 8 g40%
Trans Fat 0 g
Sodium 14836 mg618.16%
Total Carbohydrates 616 g205.2%
Dietary Fiber 36 g144%
Sugars 124 g
Protein 300 g600%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet