Spicy Seitan and Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry

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What Started it all:
Seitan, Brussels sprout, onions, blender

Get ready for a flavor bomb! This dish is a match made in heaven, combining the earthy goodness of Brussels sprouts with the savory flavor of seitan. The bold and spicy kick from the blender-made sauce will leave you wanting more.

Ingredients

  • 1 package of seitan, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 pound of Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 blender
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and cook until translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the seitan and cook until browned on all sides, about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add the Brussels sprouts and cook until they start to caramelize, about 4-5 minutes.
  5. In a blender, combine the cumin, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic, and lime juice. Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour the sauce over the seitan and Brussels sprouts mixture, stirring to combine.
  7. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  8. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  9. Garnish with chopped cilantro, if desired.

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