Sweet and sour onion seitan recipe

Sweet and sour onion seitan recipe

This onion seitan recipe It is perfect for people who are starting out in veganism or vegetarianism and want to learn how to cook vegetable meat substitutes quickly and easily. Seitan is a product made from wheat gluten, it is very rich in proteins of vegetable origin and is used to substitute meat in many recipes. We are going to cook it with onions with a bittersweet touch of soy sauce, vinegar, agave syrup and ginger. You can serve the seitan with onions with vegetables, rice, mashed potatoes, etc. In any case, stay on RecipesFree and learn how to make seitan bittersweet onion.

2 diners 30m Main course Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for vegans, Recommended for vegetarians, Sauteed Ingredients:

  • 300 grams of seitan
  • 2 onions
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of agave syrup
  • 1 small piece of ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar

Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1

Cut the seitan in large sticks or thin fillets. Heat a frying pan with oil and brown the seitan on all sides. Once browned, remove it from the pan and reserve to continue with the seitan recipe with bittersweet onion.


Cut the onion into julienne strips and poach it in the same pan adding a little more oil previously.

Sweet and Sour Onion Seitan Recipe - Step 2 3

In a mixing bowl soy sauce, rice vinegar, agave syrup, and a small piece of grated fresh ginger. This preparation will give the seitan with onion a bittersweet touch.


When the onion starts to become transparent add the seitan and the vinaigrette that you have prepared. Let cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Sweet and Sour Onion Seitan Recipe - Step 4 5

Pour the vegetable stock into the pan, bring it to a boil, lower the heat a little and cook until the stock evaporates. Serve the sweet and sour onion seitan recipe with the garnish that you like the most. And don't forget to visit my Vegspiration blog!

Sweet and Sour Onion Seitan Recipe - Step 5

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