Vegan Sisig

"A vegan starter from the Philippines, this dish is the veganised version of a very popular non vegetarian party snack Sisig. Looking for vegan game night snacks or vegan party snacks idea? Try this new vegan recipe. Perfect to be served with drinks."
-- @greenbowl2soul
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 55mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 1/2 cups dry wood ear mushrooms
  • 2 cups firm mushroom
  • 1/4 cups chopped onion
  • 1/2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 2 chili pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons kalamansi/ lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoons chili flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoons black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons soya sauce
  • 1 tablespoons vegan butter/ vegetable oil
  • Sakt as per taste


  • Step 1

    Wash the wood ear mushroom and soak in hot water for atleast 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, discard the water and finely chop the mushrooms.

  • Step 2

    Apply some oil and salt to the tofu cubes and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for about 40 minutes or till they turn light brown.

  • Step 3

    With the help of a knife or a pair of tongs, charr the tofu cubes over direct flames. To get the best smoky flavor make sure they turn black at few corners. Finely chop the charred tofu cubes.

  • Step 4

    Heat some vegan butter/ oil in a pan and add grated ginger to it. Saute for a few minutes and then add chopped mushrooms. Stir fry the mushrooms for around 8-10 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add the chopped tofu and chili pepper. Stir fry for about a minute.

  • Step 6

    In a bowl mix soya sauce, kalamansi/ lemon juice, salt, chili flakes, pepper, garlic powder. Add this mixture to the pan, mix and cook for about 1-2 minutes before switching off the gas.

  • Step 7

    Garnish with chopped onions and serve with your favorite drink.

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