Friday, August 25, 2006

General Tao's Seitan

This is one of my all time best creations.. I never really imagined I could produce restaurant quality meals but, this is.. I made the seitan basically following vegan w/ a vegance recipe but, added some "chicken" spices 1tsp rosemary, thyme and sage, 1/4 tsp cumin and 1/2 tsp garlic powder. Then prepared the General Tao's Tofu.. I added some pineapple which the kids love, and red pepper..I highly recommend doubling the sauce! The first time I made this I added the fried seitan to the sauce and by the time it hit the table the seitan had gone soggy.. soo this time I added the sauce on the plate over a bed of brown rice.. The kids went crazy.. they love the little nuggets.. Eli though, is still adverse to broccoli any way but plain.. I keep hoping this will change..


At 7:44 PM, Blogger Gaia said...

Hello there !

First time I'm leaving a comment but I know your blog :-D

I wanted to tell you two things :
I also made Seitan today and from the same cookbook :-D "Chicken" spices or herbs ! Great idea ! Next time.

Second, thank you for leaving a comment on our blog this evening. It was actually my 9 yr old son's (Weeny - NOT his actual name LOL!)
blog entry and he is going to be so happy that someone left him a comment !
So thanks for that !

(Also ordered Vive le Vegan last week. Didn't receive it yet and was so disappointed today to not have it for the week-end.)

At 10:01 PM, Blogger KleoPatra said...

That is so cool the kids love the nuggets. I think what you made here looks incredibly delish!

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