Spanish Rice (Arroz) with Seitan (Vegan)

Spanish Rice (Arroz) 


  • 4 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 package seitan, marinated at least 1 hr in: juice of two limes, 1/2 cup dry white wine,  2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp crushed red pepper, 1 tsp 2 tsp cumin, 2 cloves crushed garlic, 1 yellow onion (chopped), handful fresh cilantro (rough chopped)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, for cooking
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 spanish onions, diced
  • 6-8 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 2 tsp cumin, or to taste
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • salt an pepper, to taste
  • fresh cilantro leaves

preparation steps:

1. place marinated seitan in hot oiled skillet and do not move until golden brown-flip once (cook in batches)- set aside

2. place olive oil into dutch oven or deep skillet and saute onions, carrots, garlic, and peppers until cooked through and tender

3. add spices and cook until aromatic - stirring often

4. add cooked rice and mix well - remove from heat immediately--to keep rice from getting soggy

5. toss in cooked seitan, and fresh cilantro leaves-stir gingerly

6. squeeze fresh lime juice over all and serve hot

tip: serve with sliced avocado


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