chicken-style seitan — the happy herbivore

1/2 c. wheat gluten
1.5 tsp no-chicken broth powder
2c. un-chicken simmering broth

In a mixing bowl, combine vital wheat gluten, no-chicken broth powder, and a 1/2 c. warm water, stirring until a dough forms.

Turn dough (seitan) out onto a clean surface and knead for 1 min. Cut dough into strips, breasts or any other shape, being mindful that it will more than double in size during cooking.

Bring simmering liquid to a boil add seitan, then reduce heat to low and simmer with lid slightly ajar for 50 min. to 1 hour, stirring every 10 – 15 min. Save any excess liquid.

You can stop here if making spedies.

if you are using the seitan as cutlets, preheat oven to 350 Grease a large cookie sheet, do not let the pieces touch.

Bake for 20-30 min, until a golden skin forms.

Flip over halfway through cooking time.

To make gravy, add up to 1 c. non- dairy milk to the leftover cooking liquid then heat over medium heat, adding salt and pepper.