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Green Seasons Guyanese Chicken Seitan

Chicken style seitan made with green seasons for an authentic Guyanese flavor.
Course Main Dish, Seitan
Cuisine Caribbean, Central American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Author Yochi

Ingredients

Dry

  • 1.5 cup vital wheat gluten
  • 1/4 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp poultry seasons
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Wet

  • 3 tbsp green seasons
  • 1.5 cup cold water
  • 1 tsp chick'n broth powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cassareep

Instructions

  1. Whisk all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. In a 2 cup measuring cup, add 3 heaping tablespoons of green seasons. From there, fill the cup up with water until you reach 1.5 cups. Add a heaping tsp of bouillon and 2 tablespoons oil, and whisk together. You can also add the cassareep here if you desire. I had planned to but forgot, rubbed it on afterwards and got a nice marble effect.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into your dry bowl and mix together until the bowl is clean. At this point move to a cutting board and knead for 2-3 minutes keeping a rectangular shape.
  4. Let rest for about 10 minutes, then cover with cassareep and give it another quick fold and knead.
  5. Divide into 2 loaves, and wrap in aluminum foil. For these I did a flat loaf and folded the sides.
  6. Add a cup of water to your pressure cooker and steam for 45 minutes, then natural pressure release. If you don't have a pressure cooker, but steam it on your stovetop.
  7. Let the loaves cool completely before cutting if you want thin shavings.