I'm back! With buttermilk biscuits and fried gluten

It's been a while! But I'm back and ready to share more recipes. So being vegetarian doesn't stop me from having some meat lovers favorites like fried chicken and biscuits dripping with sauce! To make the "chicken" I tried a new gluten recipe. The texture was better the first day. It gets tougher once it sits in the fridge, so bring to room temperature before using. 

Seitan:

1 cup vital wheat gluten

2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon McKay chicken seasoning

1 teaspoon onion powder

3/4 cup vegetable broth or water

Mix dry ingredients and then add liquid. Gluten will immediately start to gelify. Cut "meat" into small patties. They will expand in the oven a bit so be sure to account for that. Bake in vegetable broth for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Make sure you check on the patties occasionally so they won't dry out on you, flip at around 30 min mark.

Breading:

1 cup flour

1 tablespoon paprika

1 teaspoon onion powder

Soak seitan in buttermilk for 30 mins or even overnight add some hot sauce for depth of flavor. Dip seitan in flour mixture, egg, and then again in flour mixture. And fry! for delicious crispy goodness. Place on biscuit with sauce of your choice and enjoy. I prefer Sweet Baby Ray's Buffalo sauce drizzled with honey.

Buttermilk Biscuits:

2 cups All-purpose Flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

7 tablespoons butter (frozen for 5 to 10 mins)

1 cup of buttermilk

1 tablespoon butter, melted (optional)

Mix dry ingredients. Cut in butter. This is done easily in the food processor, pulse until but gritty. Gradually add buttermilk, until mixture starts to form a ball. Don't overmix. Flour counter or cupboard and roll out dough. I usually use a glass dipped in flour to cut out my biscuits cause I'm fancy like that lol. But you can be creative and use a cookie cutter if that suits you. Bake at 350 degrees for 13 mins or until golden brown. For even more decadence brush with butter after removing from the oven.

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