Vegan Fried ‘Chicken’

3.1 (61 reviews)

Vegan Fried ‘Chicken’



  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 cups unbleached white flour
  • 4 Tbsp.  nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp.  yellow mustard
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp.  baking powder
  • 1 lb. vegan chicken
  • 3 1/2 cups vegetable oil


  • Mix together the salt, onion powder, pepper, garlic powder, flour, and nutritional yeast in a deep bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, dilute the mustard with 1/2 cup water.
  • Add 1/3 cup of the flour mixture to the mustard mixture and stir. Add the baking powder to the dry flour mixture and mix.
  • Dip chunks of the mock chicken into the mustard batter, then drop each chunk into the flour mixture and coat with the desired amount of “crust.”
  • Fry the chunks in hot oil on medium-high heat in a large skillet or deep fryer until crispy and golden brown, turning as needed.

Makes 4 servings

If cooking isn’t your specialty, don’t fret! ATLAS MONROE specializes in vegan Extra Crispy Chick’n that can be delivered right to your door.

Rated 3.1/5 based on 61 reviews

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