Jamaican seitan jerk with chili and ginger

Ingredients for jamaican seitan jerk with chili and ginger

  • 1 Veggie Protein Bloc
  • 1 large onion
  • 70 g of fresh ginger
  • 4 chili pods
  • 10 cloves of garlic
  • 4tbsp olive oil (Amanprana Verde Salud)
  • 3 colored peppers
  • 1 lime, the juice
  • 1tbsp thyme
  • 1/2tsp nutmeg
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • tsp allspice
  • 1/2tsp clove
  • 4tbsp lime juice

Preparation of jamaican seitan jerk with chili and ginger

  1. Peel the onion and cut it into pieces.
  2. Peel and grate the ginger and peel the garlic and cut into small pieces.
  3. Add the remaining herbs to make a marinade and mix half of it with the onions, the garlic, the ginger and the lime juice.
  4. Cut the seitan in two equally large disks and brush them with the remaining marinade.
  5. Allow both to marinate in the fridge for at least two hours, preferably the entire night.
  6. Heat the olive oil in a pan and roast the marinated seitan well.
  7. Put on a baking tray and add the chili pods whole and the peppers in slices.
  8. Let it bake in the oven for about 10 to 15 minutes at 180°C.
  9. Serve when hot.
  10. Serve with some rice or Turkish bread. Enjoy !

Tip of Stefano:

Jamaican jerky recipe. What is Jamaican jerk spice?

Unknown but certainly not unloved: Jamaican jerk spice. A delicious spice mix from the Caribbean;  Jamaica to be exact. It is a really essential mix of herbs in your Jamaican kitchen.  Meat and vegetables are covered with it before ending up in the oven or on the barbecue. A tasty and slightly spicy mix. Not just to make the meat more tasty, but also to extend the shelf life, not a luxury in this climate.

The recipe for a Jamaican jerk spice

There are several recipes for a Jamaican jerk spice, in addition, there are three ways to do it. You can do it dry, pasta-style or marinade. In the following recipe, we use the spice mix as a marinade. Seitan is perfect here because it is ideal for absorbing marinades. The thyme, chili pepper and allspice are indispensable.

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