Textured soy recipe with sweet and sour sauce

Textured soy recipe with sweet and sour sauce

We are used to seeing sweet and sour sauce on the menus of Chinese restaurants and many of us like the taste of this tomato sauce with a sweet touch. And the best thing is that there is a simple way to prepare it at home. The most famous recipe with this sauce is sweet and sour pork, but to make it healthier we are going to substitute meat for an excellent source of healthy vegetable protein without cholesterol: textured soy.

If you want to try this recipe of textured soy with sweet and sour sauce Do not miss the step by step that I share with RecetasGratis and prepare a vegetable meat dish with exquisite sweet tomato sauce.

4 diners 1h 30m Main course Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for vegans, Recommended for vegetarians Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coarse textured soy
  • 2 apples
  • 1 carrot
  • ½ can of crushed tomato
  • 5 mushroom
  • 1 onion
  • 1 piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar
  • 1 jet of soy sauce
  • 1 piece of salt

Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1

Put soak soy textured in water or warm vegetable broth for at least 20 minutes. After soaking, drain the soybean well, squeezing it with your hands until you eliminate as much liquid as possible.


In a saucepan prepare the sweet and sour tomato sauce. Heat the saucepan with the crushed tomato, vinegar, soy sauce, salt, sugar and chopped fresh ginger. Cook the sauce stirring occasionally over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add the cornstarch, stir well and cook another 5 minutes. Remove the sauce from the heat and reserve.


Peel and cut the apple into medium pieces, the sliced ​​carrot and the sliced ​​mushrooms, chop the onion. Heat a frying pan, add the oil and sauté the onion. Add the carrot, mushrooms and apple and skip everything until the vegetable begins to soften.


Add the textured soybeans to the skillet, saute 2 minutes and add the sweet and sour sauce. Mix well so that the sauce covers all the ingredients well. Cook the soy meat with tomato sauce for another 2 minutes and remove from the heat.


Serve the textured soy with sweet and sour sauce with rice or vegetables. You can also take advantage of this type of vegan meat and try this other recipe of my textured soy skewers. And if you want to see many more options, don't miss my Vegspiration blog.

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