We’re so glad it worked out so well for you! Thanks again for this recipe. I do not have an instapot …wish me luck???????? I’ve also used it to veganize sticky sesame chicken and chicken ramen. Vegan Seitan Chicken Tikka Masala Rating Yields 6 Servings Quarter (1.5 Servings) Half (3 Servings) Default (6 Servings) Double (12 Servings) Triple (18 Servings) Category Chicken , Chickun , Creatureless Comforts , Turkee , Turkey With its unique texture, this seitan looks like chicken and shreds like chicken. After the first time you make it, you’ll understand the recipe more. Heat grill to medium-high and oil the grates. And what a genius name – chickwheat! In a large glass bowl, mix together the vital wheat gluten, rosemary, thyme, sage, cumin seed, and … Hi Daniele, That percentage sounds fine. I’ve been experimenting with seitan for years now and have tried so many fried ch’ckens and I really think yours is about the best! I must say that if one instruction was tweaked this would’ve came out bomb. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the vegan yogurt, 2t of the ginger garlic paste, and the rest of the marinade ingredients. Perfect texture, perfect amount, perfect flavor! Thank you so much for leaving a review. The part in which we are instructed to simmer the seitan in the broth pretty much ruined everything for me and resulted in me throwing away half of the final product. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. What should I veganize next? Hi! . its so simple and uses ingredients most would have in their home (apart from the vital wheat gluten, but if you’re veg you most likely have some at home anyways ). I just made chickwheat today ( it’s steaming in the instant pot as I’m typing this actually????). Then you’ll simmer pieces of seitan in your broth and allow them to double in size. I’ve made this recipe and got wrong! This recipe is perfect for anyone becoming plant-based! Thank you! Dump the spices from the bowl into the mix, and stir everything until the the dish becomes very aromatic, about another minute or two. I avoided canola. Otherwise you can skewer them so they don't slip through the grill grates. I didn’t have a pressure cooker so I waited a while (BTW, you DON’T actually need to pressure cook). DIY Tofu: Just Soymilk, Lemon, and Water. While “shreddable” faux chicken has been around for a long time (I mean, Chinese & Taiwanese faux meat makers have had it down and have been selling to Asian customers for decades), making it easily at home is NEW (or it was in 2017 when chickwheat was developed). Is it possible to bake these? Let me know in the comments! Through both research and my own experimentation, I hope to answer some commonly asked questions in the "Helpful Tips" section, and you’ll find some of my own recipes here, too. use less or omit if you want less it spicy. Thanks for sharing!! My chickwheat was semi-shreddable but not really shreddable like yours. My dough came together pretty fast in the food processor. I appreciate it so much. Can you use a different bean? Add the rest of the ginger garlic paste that has been mixed with the hot peppers, and continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes until the onions are translucent. Great recipe! Hope that helps. Other readers have had great success with it! Cheers, Mary. Thank you!!!! When Lacey from AvocadoandAles.com created her own version (2017) with easier to measure ingredients and completely different process, I was STOKED. Thanks, Mary! The author of this recipe suggests you can use tahini in place of oil. I love the warm, spicy flavors and richness in Indian foods, and this recipe ticks all those boxes, only veganized! The family loved them! Do you exchange the same amount of tahini for oil? This shreddable vegan ‘chicken’ makes incredible vegan ‘chicken’ salad sandwiches, BBQ chicken wraps and vegan KFC fried ‘chicken’ sandwiches. Thanks!! FRIED. PLEASE read the whole blog post before getting started and follow the recipe exactly to get the best results. came out delicious! Thanks for sharing I’m learning so much In New to the vegan community. Not sure where I went wrong; I attempted this twice, and both times it tasted like a fried kitchen sponge soaked in broth Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. For each piece of seitan, cover in the flour mixture, then the egg mixture, then the flour mixture again and place in the hot oil. So thanks, friend! You have a very personable way of sharing information. ive probably made it 5 times over a couple months and im leaving a review after my most successful try!! Learn how your comment data is processed. My whole family loves it (even the meat eaters). Chickwheat’s texture has a meaty bite to it and has a different mouthfeel compared to other kinds of seitan. Toss in the chunks of prepared seitan and stir to coat. The process of making chickwheat is really easy! Thanks so much for the quick reply. The initial mixture was too dry and hard to knead and end up with a very solid texture. Cheers, Mary, Hi Lee, How did you cook this without the Instant Pot? Also be sure the knead the mixture for the recommended time. I’m just glad Lacey from Avocados and Ales came up with it and let me share about it here. Stay well and safe! Then add the tomato sauce and bring the dish down to a simmer, stirring occasionally for about 20-30 minutes. Is it possible to cook the seitan and store it/freeze it for a later date? By far the seitan chicken recipe out there and finally found a recipe that gets rid of the lingering taste of VWG!! CHICKWHEAT is the answer for veganizing your old favourite chicken dishes that also need to be high-protein, soy free, mushroom free and delicious. I made two batches of the chickwheat seitan. This recipe filled a 64oz food storage container with shreds and chunks that’s a lot of meal options! Mine is 90% protein. Cheers, Mary. Perhaps, your second batch wasn’t wrapped well and water got in, causing the wet top? Add the serrano peppers to the remaining ginger garlic paste in your food processor and blitz again until they are incorporated. That sounds like a delicious substitution. You can also mix in your own flavourings of choice. She even has a few other riffs on this recipe like Pulled Phauxrk (vegan pulled pork). I hope that helps. We’ve got you covered. Fried chickwheat sandwich with bite taken out. i didnt have to squeeze out water at all, the seitan was amazing. Thanks for sharing – Mary. In the western vegan home-cooking world, shredded “chikun” was widely introduced by Chef Skye Michael Conroy in his cookbook, Seitan and Beyond (2015). I’ll also say that I love that your recipe doesn’t include tahini or any nut butters. I always double the recipe–it’s that good! A couple of things I did was to add a teaspoon of poultry seasoning to the seitan and quite a lot of panko breadcrumbs to the dry flour mix and I deep fried them. Long time no blog! additionally, i like to add the same amount of cayenne as paprika – it gives it a nice kick. First you’ll make the seitan by adding together: Vital wheat gluten (Curious? I have been making seitan for years and was ready to give up on the vegan fried chicken recipes and this was amazing.