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Recipe: Sweet & Sour Soya Chunks

Updated: Apr 19

During the UK lockdown, we will be providing recipes for quick, simple and nutritional dishes. Our aim is to use readily available ingredients, allowing you to cook a variety of dishes without breaking the bank (hopefully this makes cooking a little easier)! 😅


Here’s our take on sweet & sour soya chunks mixed with bell peppers and onions, perfect for a wholesome lunch! 🥘🍽️🤤


Note: Soya chunks can be replaced with potatoes, bell peppers with any vegetable of choice.


✔️100% Vegetarian 🌱

✔️100% Vegan 🍃


20 minutes

👥 serves 4

Ingredients


  • Soya Chunks (1 bowl)

  • Bell Peppers x 2

  • Medium Sized Onion x 1

  • Corn Flour (5 tbsp)

  • Plain Flour (1 tbsp)

  • Ginger Garlic Paste (2 tbsp)

  • Chilli Powder (1/2 tsp)

  • Salt (to taste)

  • Tomato Ketchup (3 tbsp)

  • Chilli Sauce (2 tbsp)

  • Soy Sauce (2 tbsp)

  • White Vinegar (2 tbsp)

  • Sugar (1 tbsp)

  • Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp)

  • Oil (for frying)

Preparation


Soya Chunks


  1. Soak soya chunks in boiling water for 10 minutes

  2. Squeeze all the water from the soya chunks after 10 minutes

  3. In a bowl, mix: corn flour, plain flour, ginger-garlic paste (1 tbsp), chilli powder & salt (to taste)

  4. Add soya chunks to the mixing bowl, allowing chunks to be well coated


Sauce


  1. Add oil in a wok and heat

  2. Add ginger-garlic paste (1 tbsp) and fry this for 30 seconds on medium heat

  3. Add ketchup, chilli sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, black pepper & salt (to taste)

  4. Stir for 20 seconds

Method


  1. Deep fry soya chunks in oil on medium heat until golden brown & crispy

  2. Chop onions and bell peppers (roughly 1cm)

  3. Add onions & bell peppers to the wok and stir on high heat for 5 minutes

  4. Add 3-4 tbsp of warm water

  5. Add fried soya chunks to the wok for 2-3 minutes

  6. Serve with bread, pitta bread, rice or in a wrap!

Nutritional Information


High in: Proteins, Vitamin A & C, Potassium and Omega 3 & 6.

Low in: Saturated fats.




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