Monday, September 28, 2009

Asian-Style Seitan and Broccoli

Recipe by Erika

Ingredients:
  • 1 package Upton's Naturals Traditional Seitan
  • 2 C of broccoli florets
  • lots of yummy brown rice
  • 1.5 Tbsp of cornstarch
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • vegetable oil
  • sesame seeds

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/4 C soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp vegan brown sugar
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • chili oil to taste
  • 1/4 C water
  • 2 tsp of cornstarch

Sauce Directions:
  1. Combine all but the last two ingredients and stir until homogenized.
  2. Mix the last two ingredients separately before combining with the rest of the sauce.

Directions:
  1. Toss seitan in cornstarch and salt and pepper. Sauté coated seitan until browned (5 minutes). Remove from the pan and keep covered in foil.
  2. Using the same wok or sauté pan sauté broccoli in vegetable oil with minced garlic and 1 tablespoon of water for 2-3 minutes or until it turns bright green and begins to become tender. Stir in the seitan.
  3. Reduce heat to simmer and add the sauce you lovingly prepared. Allow the sauce to thicken (2-3 minutes) and serve over brown rice. Sprinkle lightly with sesame seeds.