Category: Lunch

Vegan Loco Moco Recipe

Make a healthy and vegan version of the classic Hawaiian dish loco moco. This vegan loco moco consists of rice with veggie patty and a vegan replacement for a sunny-side-up egg. This recipe will make egg white with plant-based milk, rice flour, potato starch, and tofu. Egg yolk will be substituted by a mixture of vegan egg yolk replacer and calcium chloride.

Ingredients:

• 2 scoops cooked brown rice
• veggie patty
• sriracha sauce

Gravy:

• 3 tbsp vegan butter
• 5 tbsp whole-wheat flour
• 2 cups veggie broth
• 1-2 tsp ketchup
• 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
• soy sauce to taste
• ground black pepper to taste

Vegan Egg White:

• 2 cups plant-based milk
• 1/2 cup rice flour
• 1/2 cup potato starch
• a pinch of salt
• 3 oz extra firm silken tofu

Vegan Egg Yolk:

• 2-3 tbsp vegan egg yolk replacer
• some water
• 5 grams calcium chloride
• 500 ml filtered water

Instructions:

Gravy

Set a pan over medium heat.
Add vegan butter and whole-wheat flour.
Stir to combine until color changes to tan.
Pour veggie broth.
Stir and let it simmer.
Add ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and soy sauce.
Season with ground black pepper to taste.
Stir to combine.
Remove from the heat, then set aside.

Egg White

Prepare a food processor.
Break the silken tofu into small pieces.
Add them to the processor.
Pour a cup of coconut milk.
Season with salt.
Push until smooth and well combined.

Set a frying pan over high heat.
Spray with olive oil.
Spread a thin layer of 2 tbsp of the tofu mixture in the pan.
Cook for 2-3 minutes or until set.
Flip on the other side and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until set.

Vegan Egg Yolk:

In a blender, add some water.
Add 1-2 tbsp of vegan egg yolk replacer.
Blend until well combined.
Set aside.

Mix 5 grams of calcium chloride and 500 ml of filtered water in a container.
Spoon some of the solution into a glass with a small diameter such as a wine glass.
Swirl the solution around the glass.
Pour the solution back into its container.
Pour a small amount of vegan egg yolk mixture into the glass.
Pour about 1-2 tbsp of the calcium chloride solution around the edges of the glass.
Gently swirl the glass for 30-40 seconds.
Pour out the vegan egg yolk and put it into a water bath for a few minutes.

Assembly:

On a plate, add 2 scoops of cooked brown rice.
Add a veggie patty, homemade or store-bought.
Drizzle with 2-3 tbsp of the gravy.
Add vegan egg white and vegan egg yolk.
Drizzle with sriracha sauce and more of the gravy.
Serve and enjoy!

Vegan Loco Moco Recipe
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZWS-nkTyWo

Baked Tofu (Tofu Lin) Recipe

Here’s a simple, yummy and healthy tofu recipe for you! You only need a few ingredients and a couple of hours to prepare this healthy baked tofu. You can eat it right away after it’s cooked. You can also store it in the fridge for a few days if you want to use it for another recipe.

Ingredients:

• 1 lb tofu (extra firm)
• 2 cups vegetable broth
• 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
• 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
• 2 tsp liquid smoke
• 1 tbsp olive oil
• 1 tsp sea salt
• 1 tbsp sugar
• 2 bay leaves

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cut 1 lb tofu extra firm in half.
Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, add vegetable broth.
Add chopped onions and garlic.
Season with sea salt, sugar, liquid smoke, and olive oil.
Stir until well combined.
Add tofu.
Cover with tin foil or cling film.
Put it inside the fridge and let it marinate overnight.

Prepare two loaf pans.
Get the marinated tofu and place each tofu in the loaf pans.
Fill each pan with the vegetable broth mixture.
Put one bay leaf in each pan.
Place the loaf pans in the preheated oven.
Bake for 2.5 to 3 hours.
Once the vegetable broth mixture is reduced by half, flip each tofu on the other side.
Continue to bake until golden brown.
Once done, you can slice the tofu and serve right away.
You can have the tofu chilled if you want to use it for another recipe.

Baked Tofu (Tofu Lin) Recipe
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXOxjpufaH0

How to Make Chili Dogs | Chili Dogs Recipe

Make these homemade meaty and flavorful chili dogs for a Saturday game night. The meat needs a whole day to season, so do the first stages of this recipe a day before the game night. You can use store-bought buns or homemade buns, whichever you prefer. Add mustard and ketchup to give the chili dogs that classic flavor!

Ingredients:

Hotdogs:

• 1000 grams lean beef (cubed)
• 150 grams beef fat (cubed)
• 23 grams fine sea salt
• 10 grams paprika
• 5 grams garlic powder
• 4 grams white pepper powder
• 4 grams onion powder
• 1.5 grams pink curing salt
• 230 grams crushed ice
• natural sheep hotdog casing

Buns:

• 1/2 cup milk
• 3/4 cups water
• 1 tbsp sugar
• 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
• 2 tbsp butter
• 2 large eggs
• 1 packet active dry yeast
• 250 grams bread flour
• 250 grams all-purpose flour

Instructions:

Hotdogs:

Place cubed lean beef and beef fat on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Place it in the fridge for 15-20 minutes or until the edges are firm.

Meanwhile, prepare a mixing bowl.
Add the seasonings – paprika, garlic powder, white pepper powder, onion powder, fine sea salt and pink curing salt.
Mix well to combine.
Set aside.

Once the lean beef and beef fat are firm enough, remove them from the fridge.
Grind into a large bowl, alternating lean beef and beef fat.
Add the mix of seasonings into the bowl.
Mix well to combine.
Put the ground beef in a food processor.
Add some ice cubes.
Blend until the ice cubes are crushed to fine pieces.
Continue to blend until smooth and thick.
Transfer to a bowl.
Cover it with a plastic wrap pressed directly on the ground beef mixture.
Place inside the fridge for 24 hours.

Buns:

In a separate mixing bowl, add 250 grams of bread flour.
Add 250 grams of all-purpose flour.
Add 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt.
Whisk to combine.
Set aside.

Prepare a stand mixer.
Add 1/2 cup milk, 3/4 cups water and 2 tbsp butter.
Add 1 packet of active dry yeast and 1 tbsp sugar.
Stir to combine.
Leave it for 10 minutes to bloom.
After 10 minutes, add one beaten egg.
Add the flour mixture.
Mix at low speed for a minute.
Increase to medium speed for 5-8 minutes until dough is smooth.
Form it into a ball.
Put it in a greased bowl, then cover with plastic wrap.
Let it increase in size for 1-2 hours at room temperature.
Once done, transfer the dough to a flour-dusted work surface.
Flatten the dough.
Sprinkle some flour on both sides of the dough.
Roll out the dough, then divide to 10 pieces.
Roll out each piece then fold to make a small baguette-like dough.
Place them on a parchment-lined baking tray, with an inch of space in between each dough.
Spray with a little nonstick cooking oil spray.
Cover with clingfilm for an hour to let them increase in size.
Brush each dough with eggwash.
Place inside the oven at 350 F heat.
Bake for 15-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Once done, remove from the oven and let the buns cool.
Set aside.

Assembly:

Prepare the natural sheep hotdog casing to the nozzle of the hotdog/sausage maker.
Once done, start to stuff the natural sheep casing with the ground beef mixture.
Roll out to evenly distribute the ground beef.
Tie the edges, then cut off excess casing.
Twist to make hotdogs/sausages.
Put them on a baking tray, uncovered.
Place inside the fridge for a few hours.
After a few hours, smoke the hotdogs/sausages in whatever way you want.
After the hotdogs are smoked, fry them until golden.
Assemble with the sliced buns.
Drizzle some mustard and ketchup for serving.
Enjoy!

How to Make Chili Dogs - Chili Dogs Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0A1bkF4mKM