Vietnamese-Cajun Vegan Seafood Boil

Watch how to make it here

This is a vegan take on Vietnamese Cajun seafood boil which coats plants in a rich and aromatic Cajun seasoning garlic butter sauce.

Notes:

  1. Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Prep Time

15 min

cooking time

45 min

Servings

4

total time

1 hour

Difficulty

Ingredients

1
*Boil*
2
3 mini corn on the cob
3
4-5 baby red potatoes
4
1 tbsp old bay seasoning
5
1 tbsp salt
6
1/2 lemon, juiced
7
5 cups water
8
*Pan-fry*
9
1 king oyster mushroom, slice into coins
10
1 vegan sausage, slice into coins
11
7 oz hearts of palm, tear apart into 1-inch strips
12
1 tsp salt
13
1 tbsp vegetable oil
14
*Aromatics*
15
10 garlic cloves
16
1/2 yellow onion
17
1 lemongrass stalk
18
1 thumb-sized ginger, peeled
19
1 tbsp vegan fish sauce (or soy sauce)
20
*Cajun sauce*
21
1 stick of vegan butter
22
2 tbsp cajun seasoning
23
1 tbsp old bay seasoning
24
1 tsp salt
25
1/2 cup water

Cooking Instructions

1
1
Heat up 5 cups of water and season with 1 tbsp of old bay, 1/2 lemon, and salt. Boil potatoes for 10 minutes, or until you can pierce through with a fork. Set aside. Boil the corn for 5 minutes. Set aside.
2
2
Add the aromatics to a food processor and blitz until finely minced. Set aside.
3
3
Heat up a pan with 1 tbsp of oil. Cook the vegan sausage according to package instructions. Remove once cooked and in the same pan, add the mushrooms and hearts of palm. Season with a bit of salt. Cook for about 7-10 minutes. Set aside.
4
4
In a large pot, melt the vegan butter. Add the processed aromatics and the remaining cajun sauce ingredients. Bring to a simmer, about 5 minutes, and add the potatoes, corn, vegan sausage, mushrooms, and hearts of palm. Mix everything together and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
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