Vegan pulled pork
Barbecued Soy Curls make a fabulous vegan pulled pork. Cooked in the air fryer or skillet, they are right at home in a BBQ bowl with potato salad and collard greens. To make this a gluten-free entree, be sure to use gluten-free bouillon and barbecue sauce.
Servings: 2 people
Soak Soy Curls in water water & bouillon in a bowl for 10 minutes. Drain them in mesh sieve, squeezing out all excess water.
Move them to a bowl, and physically pull apart the hydrated Curls into shreds, like shredding string cheese.
TO COOK IN AN AIR FRYER: Air fry the Soy Curls for 3 minutes at 400 degrees. Remove them from air fryer, move them back to the bowl, toss in ¼ cup of BBQ sauce, and stir them. Make sure all of the curls gets evenly coated. Return to air fryer. Air fry 5 minutes at 400 degrees, stopping twice to shake pan. TO COOK IN A SKILLET: Bring skillet to a medium heat with ½ teaspoon oil. Add the hydrated & squeezed Soy Curls to the pan, and fry for 3 minutes, until they are dry and slightly crisp. Remove them from skillet and move them back to the bowl. Toss them with ¼ cup of barbecue sauce, making sure each Curl gets evenly coated. Put the remaining ½ teaspoon oil in skillet, and cook the Curls for 4 minutes longer. Don't move them too much, so that they can get some nice dark marks on them. If you like saucier Soy Curls, drizzle more barbecue sauce onto them when serving.Serve with vegan potato salad, collard greens, and/or non-dairy mac and cheese.
*Instead of Better Than Bouillon, you can also use a pinch of a bouillon cube or replace the water with broth instead. If you don't have any of the above, plain water is fine.
These BBQ Curls get optimum crispiness & browning when not overcrowded in a skillet or air fryer. So if you want to double this recipe, you may need to cook in batches, depending on the size of your air fryer or skillet.
Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 552mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 2.4mg