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Sweet and Sour Orange Sauce

Posted by trktos on 9-May-2009

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger paste or minced ginger
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2-1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth

Instructions:

  1. Combine ingredients in a sauce pan.
  2. Heat gently and stir until ingredients are well mixed.

Notes:

  • Adapted from this recipe.
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Sweet and Sour Orange Seitan

Posted by trktos on 9-May-2009

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups vital wheat gluten
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp ginger paste or minced ginger
  • 2 cups of your favorite sweet and sour sauce – we use this one (1 recipe).
  • 1/3 vegetable cube, grated

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and parchment a 9 * 13 casserole dish.
  3. Combine all ingredients together. Mix and knead until combined.
  4. Spread dough in a 9 * 13 casserole pan.
  5. Cut into 8 horizontal pieces and then into 16 by making a long cut down the middle.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Remove, flip and 1/2 the sauce.
  8. Return to oven, increasing temperature to 400 degrees.
  9. Cook for 10 more minutes.
  10. Remove, flip, add remaining sauce.
  11. Cook for a second 10 minutes.

Notes:

  • seitan doubled from this recipe. cooking technique from this recipe.
  • next time, I will try 2 tbsp each peanut butter and tahini.

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