Seitan Satay Skewers -

With this version of the Thai specialty satay skewers your friends will not believe that these are vegetarian! Making seitan from scratch can seem a bit daunting, but it is really worth it - That way you can get your own flavors within the product rather than just on the outside.

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  • For the Seitan:
  • 1 1/2 cups Wheat Gluten
  • 1/4 Cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Cup Ice Water
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, finely grated
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 Tbsp. Soya Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Sriracha
  • 1 Tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresg Ginger
  • 2 Cups Vegetable Broth or water
  • For the Marinade:
  • 1/4 Cup Soya Sauce
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Lime, cut into wedges (use the lime that you zested in the seitan)
  • 1 Tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. Freshly Grated Ginger


  1. First make the seitan:
  2. In a large bowl, combine the gluten, nutritional yeast, garlic, lime zest, Soya Sauce, Sriracha, Sesame Oil, Packed Brown Sugar, and Freshly Grated Ginger.
  3. Mix the ice water into the large bowl with the gluten mixture. Knead well and shape into a log.
  4. Put the log in a pot with the vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook for 1 hour. Allow to cool completely in the broth.
  5. Slice into thin strips.
  6. To make the marinade:
  7. Take a large Ziploc bag and place all marinade ingredients in it. Place the sliced seitan in the Ziploc with the marinade and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to overnight.
  8. Thread the marinated seitan cubes on wooden skewers which have been soaked in water. Turn on your grill to medium high flame and place skewers directly on the grill for about 3 minutes per side.
  9. Serve with a peanut dipping sauce.


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