Soy curls may not always be the easiest product to get ahold of, but they are one of the best vegan meat replacements out there. They are minimally processed, soak up flavors with ease, and have an amazing texture that rivals any animal-based meat. Here are 10 recipes that incorporate this versatile and delicious product!
1. Bbq Soy Curls Salad
Source: Bbq Soy Curls Salad
2. Enlightened Soy Curls Al Pastor
Source: Enlightened Soy Curls Al Pastor
You are going to love this plant-based version of authentic al pastor tacos. Serve on homemade corn tortillas topped with minced onions, cilantro, and lime juice.
3. Sweet & Spicy Sticky Soy Curls
Source: Sweet & Spicy Sticky Soy Curls
4. Asian Soy Curl Salad
Source: Asian Soy Curl Salad
The flavors and textures in this Asian restaurant-inspired salad are out of this world. All the raw vegetables are bright and yummy while the soy curls are spicy and juicy, and delicious. The almonds and sesame seeds add a nutty flavor. The dressing is balanced with sweet, savory, tangy, and spicy. The red cabbage is crunchy, the greens are soft, the almonds are toasty and the soy curls … well, the soy curls are just crispy and delicious. It’s the salad to make if you have guests and want to impress them. This Asian Soy Curl Salad by Rhea Parsons is on par with the big, beautiful salads you get in restaurants, but better.
5. Bbq Soy Curl Taco Bowls with Pickled Onions
Pickled onions are a new obsession of mine and I love them on everything- especially anything barbecue-flavored. Combined with the barbecue soy curls and the crunchy taco bowl, they create a wonderfully tasty flavor combination that can’t be beaten. These Bbq Soy Curl Taco Bowls with Pickled Onions by Kristy Turner are spectacular!
6. Orange ‘Chicken’ with Mixed Vegetables and Brown Rice
This recipe for orange soy curls is sweet, spicy, sticky, and delicious. Served with a side of brown rice and a variety of sautéed vegetables, it’s a meal that’ll keep you full and satisfied. This Orange ‘Chicken’ with Mixed Vegetables and Brown Rice by Rhea Parsons is sure to be declared a household favorite, so you know you’ll be making it again and again.
7. Hungarian Paprikash
Source: Hungarian Paprikash
8. Savory Sweet Cluck-Free Strips Sandwiches
Because I can never say no to a good sandwich. Or to peanut butter. Don’t know if you’ve tried soy curls yet, but if you liked chicken before going vegan, you’ll be happy to hear they’re the perfect cruelty-free substitute. These Savory Sweet Cluck-Free Strips Sandwiches by Celine Steen are unbelievably good!
9. Easy Healthy Orange Chicken
Source: Easy Healthy Orange Chicken
Have you ever had soy curls before? They are truly magical ingredients and are so much fun to cook with! If you’re new to a plant-based diet, then soy curls will become your absolute favorite thing! They are a great meat replacement while not being overly processed or having too many crazy ingredients. This Easy Healthy Orange Chicken by Marina Yanay-Triner is not only incredibly delicious, but it’s also packed with nutrition, as soy is one of the most nutrient-dense foods: iron, calcium, protein, and lots of fiber.
Vegan Okonomiyaki is perfect for any meal. The ingredients for these vegan savory omelets or pancakes are super easy to get and cheap! After you make the batter, you can pretty much add any fillings you’d like. “Okonomiyaki’ means “grilled as you like it”. And that’s true––you can add all sorts of odds and sods, leftovers, etc. So use your imagination with this Vegan Okonomiyaki by Bryanna Clark Grogan and add in what you like!
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