Vegetarian dish recommendation: Seitan with coconut water

Vegetarian dish recommendation: Seitan with coconut water


  • 4 seitan
  • 2 tsp minced lemongrass
  • 1 tsp minced chilli
  • 1 pack Five aroma powder (5gr)
  • Cooking oil
  • 2 tsp Lien Thanh fish sauce
  • 150ml fresh coconut water
  • 1/2 tsp broth mix vegan
  • Common spices: sugar/salt/pepper


Step 1: Fried Seitan

  • Wash the seitan you bought with diluted salt water, then rinse with clean water and drain.
  • Put the pan on the stove and turn on medium heat, add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil, wait for the oil to heat, then add the seitan and fry until golden brown, then take it out on paper to absorb the oil.

Step 2: Mix the sauce

  • Put in a bowl 2 tablespoons of Lien Thanh vegetarian fish sauce, 1/2 tablespoon of vegetarian seasoning powder, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of cooking oil, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper, 1 tablespoon of water, 1 packet of five spice . Stir in spices

Step 3: Toss the seitan with coconut water

  • Use the seitan frying pan again, reduce the oil so that there is about 1 tablespoon of cooking oil left in the pan, turn on medium heat and saute the lemongrass and minced chili.
  • When the lemongrass and chili are fragrant and golden, add the sauce mixture and bring to a boil, add seitan, 150ml of fresh coconut water, cook for another 15 – 20 minutes until the sauce thickens, season to taste. is complete.
  • Small tip: You can cut the seitan into bite-sized pieces so that when you stir in the coconut water, the seitan absorbs the spices more deliciously.

Step 4:Finish

Seitan cooked in coconut water, although it is only a vegetarian dish, is extremely unique and attractive with the spicy taste of chili, the aroma of lemongrass, mixed with five spices, served with hot rice or bread and it is perfect. !

See more dishes recommendation at Lien Thanh Fish Sauce’s website!