Seitan Piccata Recipe

| 3/18/2016 11:02:00 AM

This elegant, flavorful and meaty-tasting dish prepares in 15 minutes from start to finish, making it an ideal entrée to serve at any gathering when you’re short on time.

seitan piccata 

Seitan Piccata Recipe

Makes 4 servings


• 16 ounces seitan, drained and sliced or cubed
• 1 cup vegetable broth
• 1 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning blend
• Dash cayenne pepper
• 1 large lemon, sliced in half
• 2 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed
• Sea salt, to taste
• Freshly ground pepper, to taste
• Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish


1. Put the seitan, vegetable broth, all-purpose seasoning and cayenne pepper in a large skillet. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, squeeze 1-1⁄2 to 2 tablespoons juice from half the lemon. Cut the remaining lemon half into 4 wedges and set aside.