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FriedChicken6Korean Fried ‘Chicken’

Ingredients – Serves 2

  • One pack of VBites chicken style pieces
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Gochujang hot pepper paste
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp of vegan Worcestershire sauce (GranoVita)
  • 2 tbsp tonkatsu sauce
  • 40ml water
  • Sliced ginger, chilli and spring onion to garnish


  1. In a small pan, heat the sesame oil and add the minced garlic. Fry for 30-40 seconds on a medium heat.
  2. Add the pepper paste, agave syrup, tonkatsu sauce, Worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar and water. Bring to the boil.
  3. Cook for 2-3 minutes on a low heat.
  4. Deep fry the VBites chicken style pieces for 2 minutes until golden brown. If you do not have a deep fat fryer, the pieces can be pan fried. Turn regularly to ensure they are evenly cooked.
  5. Stir the fried chicken style pieces into the sauce and serve with sliced spring onion, ginger and chilli.

A great starter. Delicious too as a main dish served with sticky jasmine rice.



Jalapeno-poppersJalapeño Poppers

Ingredients – Serves 4

  • One pack of VBites Mozzarella style Cheezly
  • 4 large jalapeno peppers
  • 8 VBites streaky style rashers


  1. Slice the jalapenos lengthways and remove the seeds.
  2. Grate the Mozzarella style Cheezly into a bowl.
  3. Carefully fill each jalapeño half with the Cheezly, ensuring it is pressed all the way in.
  4. Wrap the jalapeno halves in streaky style rashers.
  5. Brush with oil and cook on the BBQ for 5-6 minutes until the Cheezly starts to melt.