Seitan Hot Dog with Crispy Onion and Mealworms

Serves: 4 Persons
Preparation time: 1,5 hours
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Techniques: Baking in a oven, grilling, frying




Deep fried onions

  1. Put the liquids and flour into a bowl and mix well. Season to taste with the spices and herbs. Put the mixture in the piping bag and cut a 1.5cm at the end and pipe into the dowel (eh?). Steam in oven for about 5 minutes. Once they have cooled enough to touch slice into 12cm pieces.
  2. Deep fry mealworms in 150 degrees, drain well on paper and season with chili powder and salt.
  3.  Peel and cut the onions in half and slice length ways to create half rings. Soak the half rings in milk for about an hour. Drain and pat dry before dipping them in the flour, deep fry at 150 degrees until crispy. Season with salt.
  4. Put water and yeast in a bowl and stir. Then add oil, salt and syrup and stir again. Add flour in stages and mix for about 10 minutes. Leave the dough to rise at room temperature for about 20 minutes. Form into 50g rolls and leave to rise further under a cloth for 15 minutes. team the rolls at 100 ° C steam in the oven for 2 minutes. Turn the oven to 200 degrees and bake for another 10 minutes until cooked and golden in color.
  5. Mix water, vinegar and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Slice the cucumber into very thin slices with a mandolin or knife . Add to the solution and allow to marinade for 10-15 minutes. Drain before serving.
  6. Just before serving fry the seitan sausages in a pan. Slice the hot dog rolls in two and add the sausage top with onions, cucumbers and mayonnaise. Dress with a squirt of mustard and ketchup.