Red Thai Curry

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Ingredients

Seitan

  • 1
    package seitan
    *I use Upton's brand
  • 2
    tbsp Tamari
  • 1
    tbsp grape seed oil

Vegetables

  • 1/2
    yellow onion
    diced
  • 1
    lb shiitake mushrooms
  • 1
    tbsp ginger
  • 3
    cloves garlic
    minced
  • 1
    bell pepper
    sliced

Red Curry Sauce

  • 1-2
    tbsp lime juice
    about half a lime
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1
    can coconut milk
    divided
  • 1
    tbsp Palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 2
    tbsp vegan oyster sauce
  • 1
    tbsp cornstarch-water mixture
    paste consistency
  • 1
    tbsp chili oil
  • 3-3.5
    tbsp red curry paste
  • 2
    tbsp Tamari or soy sauce

Garnish

  • lime
  • 2
    green onions
    diced
  • 1
    tsp pepper
  • 1
    bunch cilantro
    loosely chopped
  • 1
    tsp basil
    fresh or dried
  • 2
    tbsp olive oil
  • 2
    cups Jasmine rice

Instructions

1
In a large saucepan on medium heat, add 2 tbsp olive oil. Add a piece of your 1/2 yellow onion and when it sizzles, add the rest of the onions. Fry for 2 minutes until they are translucent.
2
Add 1 lb shiitake mushrooms and 1 bell pepper. Fry for about 3-4 minutes until they look sautéed. Then add 3-3.5 tbsp red curry paste and stir until the veggies are coated in it. Add 3 cloves garlic and 1 tbsp ginger, sauté and stir for about 1-2 minutes
3
Add half of 1 can coconut milk to the pan and stir. Add the rest of the sauces/ingredients (1 tbsp chili oil, 2 tbsp Tamari or soy sauce, 2 tbsp vegan oyster sauce, 1-2 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp Palm sugar or brown sugar & 1 bay leaf), add the rest of the c
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While the sauce is simmering, you can make your seitan. If you are making seitan, start sautéing 1 package seitan in 1 tbsp grape seed oil on medium heat and add 2 tbsp Tamari to it. Sauté for 5-7 minutes depending on how crispy you’d like it.
5
Once it’s done simmering, add 1 tsp pepper, 2 green onions, 1 tsp basil, and 1 bunch cilantro for the garnish and tofu or seitan if you made that separately. Serve over 2 cups Jasmine rice with lime on the side and enjoy your delicious vegan, cruelty fre
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Notes: *If you want to throw in different vegetables, broccoli, carrots, and eggplant are great additions. *You can also use Thai soy sauce, which is a bit thicker and sweeter than regular soy sauce/Tamari. *If you’d like your curry thicker, add a bit
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In a large saucepan on medium heat, add 2 tbsp olive oil. Add a piece of your 1/2 yellow onion and when it sizzles, add the rest of the onions. Fry for 2 minutes until they are translucent.