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Sweet and Sour "M**t"
from: Adele Faiks-Olsgard

Very! Very! Vegetarian!
by Chen-Hsia Wang
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I love Chinese food, so I bought a Chinese vegetarian cookbook.
I tried this recipe first thing, and it was really good.
It tasted a lot like the sweet and sour you get at Chinese restaurants.

(from Very!Very! Vegetarian! by Chen-Hsia Wang published by Wei Chuan publishing)

  • 1 cup vegetarian meat chunks (I think this can be purchased from an Asian market.
    I just used TVP chunks)
Mixture 1:
  • 4 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder or soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • egg replacer to make 1 egg
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
Mixture 2:
  • 3 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp water
Mixture 3:
  • Total of 1/4 pound sliced carront, green bell pepper, and pineapple
Combine "meat chunks" with mixture 1.
Heat oil for deep-frying.
Fry the "meat" over high heat until brown.
Heat 1 Tbsp. sesame oil.
Add mixtures 2 and 3.
Bring to a boil.
Add the vegetarian meat.
Stir to mix well.