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Pan roasted seitan

Vegan mock protein made from scratch, crumb coated, pan roasted to perfection is a delightful addition to protein in the diet.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine International, Vegan
Servings 2 people


To flavour the gluten protein

  • 30 grams seitan
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger root
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic

for pan roasting

  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup roasted chickpea powdered
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder ( optional)
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil


  • Add the seitan and the vegetable stock into the saucepan.
    homemade seitan
  • Into the saucepan, add crushed ginger root, garlic clove, soysauce, cumin powder and coriander powder.
  • Bring the whole liquid to simmer for 20 minutes.
    Simmering seitan
  • Remove the seitan from teh broth and rest it for 10 minutes.
    vital wheat gluten protein
  • Heat up a flat pan, brush with oil.
  • The chilli powder, breadcrumbs, roasted chickpea flour and mix it all together.
  • Slice the cooked seitan, crumb coat it with the mix.
  • The mix will stick as the seitan is still wet.
  • Place the slices on the pan, roast it on one side.
    pan roasting seitan
  • Flip over and roast teh secod side
  • Remove the roasted seitan and serve with a salad.
    Pan roasted seitan with home made vital wheat gluten
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