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 Post subject: Seitan recipe with texture of Gardein "chicken"??
PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:18 pm 
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Can anyone recommend a seitan recipe that comes close to the texture of the Gardein "chicken"? Hubby and I sure do like the Gardein, but it's a little expensive (with hubby's appetite!), so would love to find a seitan recipe that would be similar.

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 Post subject: Re: Seitan recipe with texture of Gardein "chicken"??
PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:34 pm 
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Hmm, I'm not sure which one would be most like Gardein. I really like the simple seitan recipe from vcon best of the ones I've tried, except I cook it on low 8 hrs in the crockpot. I think the texture is actually better than Gardein that way.

I've read on here a lot of people love the seitan recipes from Terry's Viva Vegan, but I haven't tried them yet.

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 Post subject: Re: Seitan recipe with texture of Gardein "chicken"??
PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:34 pm 
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Gardein is more soy than seitan, so I think it might be hard to recreate in your kitchen. I do think the closest would be one of the steamed recipes since they're more tender than baked or simmered seitan.


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 Post subject: Re: Seitan recipe with texture of Gardein "chicken"??
PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:43 pm 
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The texture isnt the same, but the Vegan Comfort Food chik'n is a great replacement for me. I got hooked on the Gardein strips.

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 Post subject: Re: Seitan recipe with texture of Gardein "chicken"??
PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:36 am 
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Thanks so much for your replies -- will try the ones you recommended and will post back with the results.


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 Post subject: Re: Seitan recipe with texture of Gardein "chicken"??
PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:58 am 
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Seitan made from scratch (flour, not vital wheat gluten) that is slow cooked in a crockpot has pretty much the same texture.

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