food : fried seitan

This recipe is meant to emulate a fried chicken sort of dish, but with the seitan recipe posted earlier. Follow that recipe before starting this one.


Amount Measure Ingredient
1tspOnion Powder
1tspGarlic powder
1tspBlack pepper
1tspCayenne pepper (optional)
4TbspBaking powder
0.25CupNutritional yeast
0.25CupYellow mustard
Oil (for frying)


  1. Take 5-ish chunks of seitan and cut them into slices (loosely "chicken nugget" sized), 3-4 per big chunk of seitan, and set aside
  2. In a mixing bowl combine salt, onion powder, garlic powder, flour, black pepper, cayenne, nutritional yeast
  3. In a separate bowl whisk mustard, water, and 1/3 cup of the flour mixture from step 2. Combine well
  4. Add baking powder to the bowl of dry ingredients and mix well
  5. Coat the pieces of seitan in the wet ingredients, then dip in the dry
  6. Add enough oil to do a shallow fry of the seitan (1.5-2 cm of oil is fine) over medium heat
  7. Once the oil changes viscosity from the heat add seitan in batches and cook for around 3 minutes per side (or until golden brown)
  8. Drain on a rack or on a paper towel
  9. Eat!