The Best Vegan Buffalo Wings Recipe

Note: This recipe is from The Edgy Veg. I am reposting in order to provide a review!
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These buffalo “wings” are everything I could have asked for! I have been looking for a solid recipe after struggling with a few of the cauliflower versions, so I’m stoked I found this one. Be sure to try it with some Vegan Ranch.
My rating: 9/10
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Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 1 hour 10 mins
Total time: 1 hour 35 mins
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Serves: 4 servings
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Ingredients:
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Chicken “Meat”
  • 1 cup vital wheat gluten
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp poultry seasoning
  • ¾ cup vegetable broth, I made mine with bouillon
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2-3 cups of vegetable broth, I made mine with bouillon
Spicy Batter
  • 2 eggs worth of egg replacer
  • 1-2 tablespoons Buffalo hot sauce
  • ½ tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour or oat flour
Instructions:
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Chicken “Meat”
  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together wheat gluten, salt, nutritional yeast, onion powder and poultry seasoning.
  2. In a larger bowl, combine broth and tahini and whisk until smooth.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients with the wet and stir until well combined.
  4. Knead the dough until it is elastic but not dry. Sprinkle some additional gluten flour if you find you have made your dough too sticky.
  5. Divide the dough into small little disks, it’s fun to try and shape them into wing-like shapes. Keep in mind they will grow to about twice their size, so make then smaller then you would normally. Place in a casserole dish, covering them with vegetable broth.
  6. Cook wings in broth for 1 hour at 350 degrees, flipping at 45 minutes. Allow to cool.
  7. Once cooled skewer your “wing” with a sugar cane “bone” or popsicle stick.
Spicy Batter
  1. Whisk together the egg replacer, hot sauce, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper into a medium size bowl.
  2. Put the flour and black pepper into a large zip lock bag.
  3. Dredge chicken wings into the egg mixture then toss into the Ziplock bag of flour.
  4. Deep fry in a large pot of oil or deep fryer at 350° for 5-8 minutes or until light brown and crispy. Remove wings to a paper towel lined plate or tray.
  5. Toss the wings in remaining buffalo wing sauce and enjoy. Dip onto vegan ranch sauce and follow with celery and carrot sticks.
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