Soy chunks are made of soy flour and are the bi-products left out after extracting oil from the beans. They turn soft and spongy when submerged in warm or hot water. Also called Vegetarian meat as their nutritional value is similar to various kinds of meat. Soya chunks helps in boosting metabolism, muscle building and reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body to name a few benefits. The recipe I have shared can be enjoyed as an appetizer or can be paired with fried rice. Try out the recipe and let me know your views…
500 grams Soy chunks
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
½ cup Schezwan sauce
2 bunch green onions
1 large onion chopped
3-4 green chillies sliced
2 tbsp ginger chopped
1 tbsp garlic chopped
Salt to taste
3 tbsp Oil
Soak Soya Chunks in hot water for 15-20 minutes
In a Kadhai/Wok heat oil when oil is hot, add ginger and garlic and saute for a minute on high flame.
Add green chillies, saute for a minute
Add onion and cook until they are soft
Add green onions and saute for a minute
Add soy sauce and mix. Add schezwan sauce and mix
Add soya chunks (squeeze all the water from the soya chunks) and cook. Sprinkle water add salt mix.
Place lid and cook until soy chunks are cooked. Adjust the seasonings.
It can be enjoyed as an appetizer or can be served with Fried Rice