This is one of those recipes that pleases everyone - from kids to grown ups - we all have all ordered this dish in a restaurant at least once. In this case the steaks are made from seitan. Seitan is a “meat” made from gluten protein whose recipe originates from ancient India or China (its origin is not known). Although seitan is a grain-based food such as wheat or barley, it is low in carbohydrates but high in protein. And like tofu, seitan is a very versatile food that is quick to cook and easy to prepare. The secret of a good seitan steak is its preparation and the sauce in which it is marinated.


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Serves 2 or 3 people

  • 100 grams of sliced ​​button or chestnut mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ pack of oat cream
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

For the seitan marinade:

  • 1 piece of seitan (about 300 grams), cut into thin slices
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano (or a similar dried herb)
  • 2 tbsp tamari sauce
  • ½ Lemon Juice
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  1. Start by cutting the seitan into thin slices. Then, in a deep bowl, combine all marinade ingredients and wrap the seitan well. Let stand at least 30 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, wash and cut the mushrooms into slices. Peel and chop the garlic
  3. Heat a frying pan with olive oil and add the chopped garlic. When the garlic is translucent, add the mushrooms and stir well. Make space in the middle of the frying pan to add the seitan steaks. Fry the steaks on both sides. When they are fried, add the marinade sauce and stir. Lastly, add the oatmeal cream. Wrap it up and turn off the heat. Add chopped parsley and serve.
  4. It can be served with a salad, baked sweet potatoes or rice.