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Bryant Terry’s Smothered Seitan Medallions in Mixed Mushroom Gravy

“This recipe is clearly inspired by smothered pork chops,” says Terry.

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Bryant Terry is a chef and cookbook author – the man behind some of our favorite titles, like Afro-Vegan and Vegan Soul Kitchen. He is also the chef-in-residence at San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora. In 2021, he launched 4 Color Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House dedicated to collaborating with BIPOC creators; the label published Black Foodedited by Terry, in October. He shared the following recipe for smothered seitan medallions in mixed mushroom gravy with Vegetarian Times in 2009.

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Smothered Seitan Medallions in Mixed Mushroom Gravy

“This recipe is clearly inspired by smothered pork chops,” says Bryant Terry.

Servings
6

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. seitan, cut into medallions
  • 5 Tbs. arrowroot powder
  • 1 cup plus 2 Tbs. olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced (2 cups)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups Mixed Mushroom Gravy
  • 2 cups Shroom Stock
  • 1 cup finely chopped green cabbage
  • 2 jalapeno chiles, minced (2 Tbs.)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 Tbs. chopped parsley

Preparation

1. Coat seitan pieces with arrowroot.

2. Heat ½ cup oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Fry half of seitan in oil 3 minutes per side.

3. Transfer to paper-towel-lined plate. Discard oil, wipe out skillet, and repeat with ½ cup oil and remaining seitan. Discard oil.

4. Add remaining 2 Tbs. oil and onion to hot skillet. Increase heat to high, and sauté 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, and sauté 10 minutes more. Add garlic, and sauté 3 minutes. Stir in Mixed Mushroom Gravy, “Shroom Stock, and seitan. Cover, and simmer 30 minutes. Add cabbage, and cook 3 minutes. Stir in jalapeños, green onions, and parsley.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 287
  • Carbohydrate Content 21 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 13 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 22 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 302 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g