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Vegan tuna with textured soy

23 mayo, 2021

Pickling is a preservation method used to preserve meat and fish. However, the pickling technique can also be used with other foods, even to prepare a vegan version of a well-known dish such as pickled tuna.

In this recipe from vegan tuna with textured soy I share with RecetasGratis I teach you how to prepare a sea-flavored vegetable substitute based on textured soy, a product very rich in protein of vegetable origin. To prepare this recipe for vegan tuna I have used the basic ingredients of a marinade: vinegar, wine, paprika and other seasonings that give the preparation the characteristic flavor, in addition to the nori seaweed to provide the sea flavor to the “tuna “.

You can use this vegan “tuna” with pickled nori seaweed to prepare sandwiches, sandwiches, as a filling in a savory cake or empanadas, or simply accompany it with a garnish of vegetables or mashed potatoes.

6 diners
Low difficulty

Ingredients to make vegan tuna with textured soy:

How to make Vegan Tuna with Textured Soy:


Cut the onion and garlic into small cubes. Heat a frying pan without oil, toast the nori seaweed sheet until it turns light green and break it into small pieces with your hands.

Trick: The vegan tuna is made with nori seaweed to give it that smell and taste of the sea.

Vegan Tuna Recipe with Textured Soy - Step 1


put soak the textured soybeans in warm water for 15 minutes and, after soaking time, drain the soybeans very well to remove excess liquid.

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Heat the oil in a pot and poach the onion and garlic chopped.

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When the onion begins to turn transparent toAdd the bay leaf and nori seaweed and continue cooking for a minute, stirring from time to time.

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Incorporate the textured soy in the pot, stir and add the paprika, sugar, salt and pepper.

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Stir well and pour the wine, vinegar and soy sauce inside.

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Bring the contents of the pot to a boil, lower the heat to medium-low and cook the textured soy for the vegan tuna with the lid on, keeping a small boil.

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Preserve vegan “tuna” with pickled nori seaweed in a tupper or closed container in the fridge.

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Let the vegan tuna rest with textured soy in the fridge for at least 5-6 hours Before serving, in addition, the longer it macerates, the more flavor it will have. You can use this “vegan tuna” in many recipes, for example, I have prepared a vegan “tuna” patty. But you can also add it to this vegan hummus sandwich or these tomato zucchini spaghetti.

Remember that in my blog Vegspiration you will find many more recipes to prepare “vegetable meat and fish”.

Vegan Tuna Recipe with Textured Soy - Step 9

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