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Vegan Chinese Vegetable and Seitan Stir-Fry

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Vegan Chinese Vegetable and Seitan Stir-Fry
Sheridan S.
Chinese style vegetable stir-fry, made with a hoisin-based sauce is a quick and simple vegetarian and vegan stir-fry with a distinct Asian flavor. Though the recipe calls for seitan, you could substitute tofu with good results and vary the vegetables used as well. This stir-fry has plenty of sauce, so serve over rice or noodles.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil+ 2 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce + 2 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar or liquid sweetener
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • approx. 1 cup seitan, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 3-4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper
  • approx 2 cups broccoli, chopped


In a small saucepan, whisk together hoisin sauce, 1 tbsp sesame oil, 2 tbsp soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, vegetable broth, garlic, ginger and corn starch over medium heat. Allow to simmer until mixture thickens, about 5-7 minutes, then remove from heat and set aside.

In a large wok or skillet, stir-fry seitan in 2 tbsp sesame oil and 2 tbsp soy sauce until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add onions, pepper and broccoli and stir-fry another 2-3 minutes.

Add sauce mixture to the stir-fry and combine well, allowing to cook another 2-3 minutes, until broccoli is done cooking.

Serve your Chinese vegetable stir-fry over cooked rice or noodles, if desired. See also:
What is seitan?
How to Make Seitan

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 5 out of 5
Tasty and easy, Guest Geetika

This is the best recipe to add your own favorite veggies to chineese dish. Its also very easy to make at home and tastes delicious. My husband loved it. I used what I have at home - vegetable oil, white vinegar, tofu instead of sesame oil, rice vinegar, seitan.I didnt have/use hoisin sause. Still tasted great. Thank you for the great recipe!

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