Homemade seitan using whole wheat flour or all purpose flour

Prep Time: 9 hours

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 9 hours, 30 minutes

Cuisine: International

Homemade seitan using whole wheat flour or all purpose flour

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SEITAN:
  • 1 kilo of all-purpose flour or whole wheat flour
  • Water for kneading
  • Water for resting the dough
  • FOR THE SIMMERING BROTH
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Water
  • Spy sauce
  • 1 onion chopped
  • Garlic
  • Oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Black pepper
  • Vegetable Bouillon
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • FOR THE SEITAN GRAVY:
  • The simmering broth
  • 1/4 cup of red wine
  • Cornstarch slurry (1 tablespoon of cornstarch in 3 tablespoons of water)

Instructions

  1. MAKE THE SEITAN: (BOTH WHOLE WHEAT AND ALL PURPOSE FLOUR)
  2. Add the flour to a bowl, add the water until it forms a firm dough. Cover with water, cover it and let it rest for 8 hours.
  3. Rinse the dough while kneading it n running water or in a bowl, changing the water constantly until it becomes clear.
  4. Add the dough to a pot and add the ingredients for the simmering broth. Cook it in a pressure cook using high pressure for 20 to 30 minutes. Let it cool on its broth. If you don’t own a pressure cooker, cook it on your hob for 1 hour and 30 minutes, approximately.
  5. Make the GRAVY:
  6. Add the simmering broth to a pot, add the red wine, bring to a light simmer for about 5 minutes, add the cornstarch slurry, let simmer for 2 minutes more in low heat, add champignons if you like, and serve it over a roasted or braised seitan.

Notes

This seitan is perfect for using for any recipe that asks for seitan and it is perfect for being used as a meat substitute in any dish that asks for it. 

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