Chinese Seitan Salad

A tangy dressing tossed with seitan and vegetables makes a delicious vegan alternative to Chinese chicken salad.

Yield: 4 servings

Time: 10 minutes


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  • ¼ c mayonnaise
  • 2 T rice vinegar
  • 2 T sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½-inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 c chicken-style seitan, diced
  • ½ c carrot, grated
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • ½ c toasted peanuts or almonds
  • ¼ c cilantro or parsley, chopped


Stir together the first 5 ingredients, then toss with seitan and vegetables.

Garnish with nuts amd herbs.

Serve at room temperature.


Chinese "chicken" salad is a very flexible recipe; here are some other things you might like to add:

  • bell pepper (chopped)
  • cabbage (shredded)
  • chow mein noodles
  • edamame
  • green onions (sliced)
  • lettuce (shredded)
  • Mandarin oranges
  • snow peas
  • water chestnuts (sliced)


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Vegan Chinese chicken salad

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