Soy curls are a healthy meat substitute for dishes such as stir fry, tacos, and chili, or any recipe calling for chicken. But what exactly are they, and where can you get them? Learn all about them and how to use them now!
Are you familiar with soy curls?
I wasn't until I tried them at a friend's house.
Now I love them!
I haven't found soy curls in any of the stores where I live, but fortunately they are available online from Amazon.
I recommend trying a bag, and if you like them, you can save a lot of money by buying a pack of six.
But what exactly are soy curls?
Butler Soy Curls are textured non-GMO soybeans.
All you need to do is rehydrate them in warm water for 10 minutes, squeeze out the water, then use in your favorite recipes.
I like to keep a few bags on hand for fast and easy meals. While they are shelf-stable, they last a lot longer if you store them in your refrigerator or freezer.
I personally like to keep mine in the freezer.
When I want to use them, there's no need to defrost them first.
And there are so many ways to use them in your favorite dishes.
Sometimes I simply cook them with BBQ sauce.
Or I might use tamari or homemade vegan teriyaki sauce for stir fry.
And I love hot sauce and lime juice for tacos.
You can even make vegan air fryer Southern Fried "Chicken" Soy Curls.
Another recipe I really like is Vegan Curried Chicken Salad.
It's even better than the chicken salad I used to eat!
I enjoy it on a bed of mixed greens or on a sandwich.
Since I love soy curls so much, I decided to share with you some recipes from some of my favorite bloggers.
You can never go wrong with Kung Pao Soy Curls by Dianne's Vegan Kitchen.
It's better than the Kung Pao I remember eating in restaurants!
Looking for a comforting and hearty dish?
Smoky Soy Curl & Two Bean Chili by Cadry's Kitchen will satisfy your craving.
And I love these Vegan Chicken-Free Salad Sandwiches by Zsu Dever!
They are perfect for a summer meal served along with a fruit salad.
Is it Taco Tuesday?
Barbecue Soy Curl Tacos with Peach Salsa by The Food Duo is perfect any night of the week!
And how delicious does this Pan-Fried Shashlik by Vegan Sandra look?
I bet you wouldn't even know it's not made with meat by the looks of it.
If you love spicy food, you need to try New Orleans Corn & Roasted Bell Pepper Soup by The Taste Space.
I recommend serving it with some crusty bread.
One of my favorite recipes is Mongolian Soy Curls by VNutrition.
Add some rice and steamed vegetables and you won't ever need to order take out again.
I hope you enjoy these Soy Curls recipes as much as I do. Which one are you most looking forward to trying?
If you make any of these soy curls recipes, or any of the other recipes on the website, I would love to see your creations!
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