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Vegan General Tso's Soy Curls

Indian Food
  • Mix the marinade. Add soy curls and mix and soak for 10-15 mins. Toss twice in between so all soy curls marinate well.

  • Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Add oil. When hot, add garlic and green onion and toss for a few seconds.

  • Fish out the soy curls from the marinade and add to the pan, cook for 4 to 5 mins to brown some edges. (you can also toss the marinated soy curls in cornstarch before using for extra crispness). Add the peppers and veggies and mix. Add a pinch of salt and cook for 2 mins

  • Add 1 tbsp cornstarch and 1/4 cup water to the remaining marinade and mix well.

  • Add the marinade sauce mixture to the pan and mix. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 mins to thicken. Stir once in between. Also taste at the time to adjust flavor. Add salt, sugar, heat if needed. Let sit covered for another min.

  • Serve with rice and blanched broccoli. garnish with green onions , toasted sesame seeds, and fresh black pepper.



  • 4 oz soy curls (dry), see notes for where to buy and sub options

General tso's Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup warm water /veggie broth

  • 3 to 4 tbsp sugar or coconut sugar or other sweetener

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce use tamari to make gluten-free

  • 2 tsp mirin rice wine

  • 2 to 3 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1.5 tsp toasted sesame oil

  • 2 tsp sambal oelek chile paste optional or sriracha or pepper flakes to taste

  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger

  • 3 cloves minced garlic

Stir fry:

  • 1 tsp oil (safflower or sesame)

  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped

  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions ,white portions as well, use greens for garnish

  • 1/2 red bell pepper

  • 1/2 green bell pepper

  • 1 cup zuchini or carrots or other veggies

  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch

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