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Pulled pork style seitan (vegan meat)



2 piece(s)

Seitan pulled pork

  • 250 g canned kidney beans
  • 150 g Bean cooking liquid, This equals ONE tin of kidney beans including the liquid in the can
  • 35 g cold water
  • 40 g Vegetable stock paste
  • 20 g white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons liquid smoke, Or 1 tb smoked paprika
  • 10 g dried shiitake mushroom
  • 1 level tablespoon dried onion powder
  • 2 level teaspoon dried garlic powder
  • 220 g Vital wheat gluten flour

Recipe's preparation

    Making the seitan
  1. Measure all ingredients EXCEPT the Vital wheat Gluten into bowl
  2. Blend 3 mins sp 9 until very smooth
  3. Measure Vital wheat Gluten into bowl and blend 15 s sp 5 until just combined.
  4. Sit for 15 mins to allow gluten to activate
  5. Mix sp 5 for 5 minutes.
  6. The gluten ball will be warm and smooth and stretchy. Slightly sticky but will bounce back when you try to shape it.
  7. Steaming your seitan
  8. Clean bowl and add 1.5L of boiling water into the bowl
  9. Split the seitan into 2 portions and wrap tightly in baking paper. Place in varoma dish.
  10. Cook on varoma sp 3.5 for 60 minutes

    Refill water, turn the seitan over, reset and cook for a further 60 minutes (total 120 minutes varoma)
  11. Shredding the seitan
  12. Refrigerate your seitan until cold. Pull apart the loaves into shreds with a fork and your hands.

    Picture is of one piece

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The seitan can be used as is in sandwiches, or however you would use cooked pork. Stir fries, pot pie, curries, burritos, pasta. Slice and bread for a schnitzel.

Add bbq sauce or gravy for awesome pulled pork sandwiches!!

You could also roast the seitan (cover with a bbq or sticky sauce) and serve as you would a pork roast.

Vital Wheat Gluten is available in many health food stores, bread making supply stores, bulk food shops and online. (It may be named Vital wheat gluten, gluten flour, pure gluten)

No other flour will work, the vwg is essential to this recipe.

You may use other beans but kidney beans are quite neutral tasting and help give colour to the seitan. The canning water is not necessary for this recipe, you can replace with water and a little salt.

You may add other flavourings as this recipe is very forgiving.

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  • Hi can you tell me what the Vital Wheat gluten...

    Submitted by Lulabelle8689 on 6. April 2020 - 17:23.

    Hi can you tell me what the Vital Wheat gluten flour is? Could I use something else like Xanthan Gum instead as I am gluten free?

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