Seitan gyros

gyros seitan

Seitan gyros

For 3-4 servings:

For the seitan:

1 kg flour
1 teaspoon paprika powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

2 bay leaves
10 peppercorns

The preperation of seitan is described here.

Cook the seitan, whole, in water with the bay leaves and peppercorns, for about 30-35 minutes. Drain well then cut into small pieces.

For the marinade:

6 cloves of garlic, mashed
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons thyme
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon paprika powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
chili powder, to taste
salt and pepper, to taste

Mix all ingredients.

Pour the marinade over the pieces of seitan, mix well and leave to marinate for at least an hour (the longer, the better).

Fry the seitan gyros  in 1-2 tablespoons olive oil.

It can be served  with pita bread, fries, garlic sauce, tomatoes, onions and pickles.

Note: Gyros is a traditional Greek dish.