This seitan ‘chicken’ is new favourite of mine. It’s easy to make, tastes great and has a succulent, chewy texture. It can be torn into chunks and used as a meat substitute in traditional dishes that call for chicken (such as 'Butter Chicken'), or it can be sliced and used for sandwiches. I especially love to slice it into discs and pan-fry it in a little olive oil for a warm sandwich filling. It's so delicious!
* The key ingredient in seitan is a type of flour called 'vital wheat gluten'. It’s this flour which provides seitan with its characteristic firm, chewy consistency. In the UK, vital wheat gluten is currently available from independent health food shops, as well as online