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Sesame Seitan - Vegan

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“I was craving sesame chicken and came up with this.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 59.14 ml flour
  • 236.59 ml tempura flour
  • ice water
  • 226.79 g boxwhite wave seitan
  • hot oil (for deep frying)
  • 1 yellow squash or 1 zucchini, chopped matchstick size
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 59.14 ml ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 118.29 ml teriyaki sauce (or 1/4 cup soy sauce and 1/4 cup of natural sweetener)
  • 4.92 ml sesame oil
  • 14.79 ml oil
  • salt and pepper
  • toasted sesame seeds (to garnish)
  • cooked rice


  1. cut seitan into bite size pieces.
  2. in a plastic bag, evenly coat seitan with flour.
  3. mix tempura flour and ice water in a bowl until you get a smooth batter.
  4. dip floured seitan in batter and deep fry til crispy.
  5. place seitan on paper towel to drain excess oil.
  6. In a wok or large frying pan, heat oil and stirfry all shredded vegetables.
  7. add teriyaki sauce, sesame oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  8. add seitan.
  9. serve with rice and sprinkle sesame seeds.

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