Gluten-Free Seitan? (Or: Is Xanthan Gum Just As Awesome?) - VeggieBoards
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#1 Old 12-10-2009, 08:27 PM
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So here's my question: In small amounts, such as a gluten free loaf of bread, you can use xanthan gum in place of vital wheat gluten, so it got my brain sparking, why couldn't one make a xanthan gum-based seitan?



Well, before I try it, I was wondering if anyone has or knows of an experience with it. Is it possible, or is it really only interchangeable in small amounts?



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#2 Old 12-11-2009, 08:20 AM
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Not sure why'd you'd want to go that route when there are other gluten free subs like TVP, tofu and nut/bean loafs around....



But here's someone who uses xantham gum as a binder to make veggie chorizo. Looks interesting!



http://www.phamfatale.com/id_165/tit...n-Soy-Chorizo/
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Looks good to me! I might give that one a shot.
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