Category: Fake Chicken

Country Fried VegChicken

After I became vegetarian, one of the two foods I missed the most was KFC fried chicken.  Something about those 11 herbs and spices… smelled and tasted so good.  Below is the best recipe I’ve found so far to replicate it, the seasonings adapted from the Spice Guru’s post on Ingredients: 1 batch of Vegan/Vegetarian […]

Ethiopian VegChicken Stew (Doro Wat)

Doro Wat is the national dish of Ethiopia.  It’s impossible to get a vegetarian version of it, so naturally Deniz and I had to vegetarianize the dish.  We started with Marcus Samuelsson’s Doro Wett recipe, modified it for our vegetarian diet and taste, and simplified it for easier cooking.  Below is our adapted version.  It has a delicious earthy […]

Sichuan Pepper VegChicken

With its aromatic smell and flavor, Sichuan pepper makes any dish special. Now add hot bean paste, ginger, garlic, and some bell peppers – we end up with a Chinese delicacy that will satisfy anybody, not just vegetarians. Ingredients 1 lbs Gardein Chick’n (Mandarin Orange, or a similar version that is battered but not breaded.  […]

Jamaican Jerk VegChicken

Charred on gas range, tastes like real BBQ chicken!

Ingredients: 1.5 lbs vegan chicken, torn apart into 1 inch pieces with a fork 3 T jerk seasoning 3 cups of vegetable oil for deep frying Batter: 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup cornstarch Sauce: 1 cups store bought mustard-based BBQ sauce 1 T  soy sauce 3-ounce canned crushed pineapple 1 t salt 1 t pepper […]

Chinese Lemon VegChicken

  Another great recipe from Wei-Chuan’s Chinese Style Szechwan Style cookbook, adapted for our vegetarian diet. We were test trying a new vegchicken recipe, so the chicken in the picture is a little darker than the recipe will produce. Ingredients: 1.5 lbs vegan chicken, torn apart into 1 inch pieces with a fork 1T lemon peel, […]

VegChicken Pot Pie

I used to think that bakery should be always separate from savory food (well, except bread of course). Whenever I saw a chicken pot pie in the frozen section, I was asking myself “why?”. After I tried one, I found the answer. When we baked this Vegetarian Chicken Pot Pie at home for the first […]