Root Beer Barbecue Seitan "Wings"
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Ditch the chicken and dig into these meat-free seitan wings! They're baked in root beer barbecue sauce and they're amazing.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • For the root beer barbecue sauce
  • 1 ½ cups root beer
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. agave
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • ¼ tsp. liquid smoke
  • ½ Tbsp. ground mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 2 packages seitan (I used Upton’s Naturals Traditional Seitan)
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Add sauce ingredients to small mixing bowl and whisk until combined.
  3. Bring sauce to boil in saucepan and reduce to a simmer. Heat until it starts to thicken, about 15 minutes.
  4. Mix sauce and seitan in mixing bowl until thoroughly coated.
  5. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and place wings in single layer.
  6. Bake until wings begin to crisp, about 25 minutes.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ of recipe Calories: About 400
Recipe by The Nut-Free Vegan at