Sweet and Sour Seitan

Yield:4 servings (1 1/2 cup each)
Prep time: 00:15
Cook time: 00:15
Category:Main Courses


1 tbsp. canola oil
large onion(s), sweet, cut into 1/4-inch half moons
large sweet red pepper(s), cut into 1-inch pieces
16 oz. seitan slices, rinsed and patted dry, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 cups canned unsweetened pineapple chunks, in juice (undrained)
1 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
4 tsp. raw arrowroot
2 tbsp. water


  1. Place oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and red pepper; cook until vegetables start to brown, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add seitan and cook for 2 minutes more. Add pineapple and 1/2 cup of its juice, soy sauce and vinegar; stir to combine and cook 2 minutes more.
  2. Mix arrowroot with 2 tablespoons of water in a cup; stir to combine and add to skillet. Increase heat to high so mixture boils; cook until sauce has thickened, about 3 minutes. Garnish with scallion and serve.