Soy Chorizo Scramble

A story I remember fondly from my childhood involved some Chinese monks who wanted to reduce the aggression of their king so he would be a more equitable ruler. They developed a mock meat that tasted so good the king never knew the difference, and after a year, he became more placable through reduced meat consumption. Whether this story is true or not, it gave me quite the soft spot for traditional Chinese meat analogues such as the “mock duck” or “gluten chicken” that occasionally made an appearance on our home menu.

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