Vegan Seitan Corned Beef

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Vegan Seitan Corned Beef
Recipe Type: Seitan
Cuisine: Vegan Sandwich Meats
Author: Brian McCarthy
Chef Brian McCarthy presents No Knead to knead corned beef! Incredibly easy to assemble and the result is out of this world. You gotta try this at home.
  • 1 gallon water (to boil loaf)
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 2 cups vital wheat gluten flour
  • 2 Tbs. granulated onion
  • 2 Tbs. paprika
  • 2 Tbs. whole fennel seed (coarsely ground)
  • 2 Tbs. whole caraway seed (coarsely ground)
  • 1 Tbs. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • Wet Ingredients
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. molasses
  • 1 Tbs. vinegar
  • Cheese cloth (one double thick 24-inch by 16-inch piece)
  • 2 – 6-inch pieces of string
  1. ) In a large pot, bring 1 gallon of water to a simmer.
  2. ) In a large bowl, whisk together the gluten, onion powder, paprika, fennel, caraway, salt, cloves and black pepper.
  3. ) In a separate bowl, whisk together the vegetable broth, oil, molasses, and vinegar.
  4. ) Combine wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
  5. ) Form into a 5-inch by 8-inch loaf that will be about 1_ -inches thick.
  6. ) Place corned beef loaf on cheese cloth and roll-up like a big flat rectangle tootsie roll (not to tight). Tie each end with a piece of string.
  7. ) Place in simmering water, cover, and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  8. ) Take roast out of liquid and remove cheese cloth. Serve warm or place in refrigerator to make sandwiches with later.
  9. Copyright © 2006 Brian P. McCarthy


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