Sweet Spiced Seitan Skewers

Louise Mead

Sweet spiced seitan skewers

These sweet spiced seitan skewers are sure to be a hit with your BBQ guests.

Many people believe that vegan BBQ options are limited to vegetable skewers, but this recipe is here to prove them wrong.

Seitan is a great vegan meat replacement and even meat eaters will be pleasantly surprised by how realistic it is!

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves 2


  1. Approx 250g of seitan
  2. 1-2 chillies
  3. Handful of coriander leaves
  4. 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  5. 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  6. 1 teaspoon of maple syrup
  7. 1 teaspoon of rice vinegar or similar
  8. 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds
  9. Skewers


  1. If using bamboo skewers, pop them in water to soak to help prevent them burning
  2. Chop the seitan into 1/2 inch thick pieces – don’t worry too much about uniformity
  3. Chop the chillies and coriander leaves
  4. Place the seitan, chillies, coriander, and ginger into a bowl
  5. Add the liquid ingredients and sesame seeds
  6. Mix well then leave to soak for 15-20 minutes
  7. Place onto skewers in desired portions
  8. Spoon any leftover mixture over the skewers
  9. Grill & eat!

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