emraldfire (emraldfire) wrote in vegancooking,

Vegan Coq au Vin help

Hey all. So I thought it might be fun to try to veganise this alton brown coq au vin recipe (found here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/coq-au-vin-recipe/index.html ) and i need a replacement for the chicken and the salt pork. For chicken, it needs to be something that will stand up to being marinaded overnight and baked for two hours. Previously I would have used quorn naked culets, but alas, not vegan. What would you suggest? Is there a similar product that is vegan? I thought seitan may work but it also might get gummy.

For the salt pork, i think some combination of liquid smoke + salt + mabye bacos would work.

What do you all think?
Tags: ethnic food-french, substitutes-meat-bacon, substitutes-meat-chicken
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