Tofurky slow roasted chick’n review

Evening everyone,

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while, life just gets in the way sometimes. I’m trying hard to write some reviews for next week but I’m working an 11 hour shift today and I am so tired. I do have a somewhat exciting review for you today, it’s the Tofurky slow roasted chick’n.

Tofurky really does have to be one of my favourite brands, despite the price tag (it’s a US import). Their products have a great taste and texture and I find myself eating from their brand on a daily basis, even if it’s just the slices in my sandwich. So when I spotted these new slow roasted chick’n boxes I had to pick them up. I got the barbecue and tandoori varieties.

There is a decent amount in the bag, probably enough for two meals with accompaniments. The chick’n doesn’t take long to fry in a pan, alternatively you can eat it cold. I don’t know if the texture is like chicken, it’s chunky, a bit chewy and slightly tough but I enjoyed the texture. The sauce is quite thick and sticks well to the pieces.

The barbecue version tastes like the mesquite flavour of primal jerky, smoky and sweet, and also has the taste of Tofurky’s chick’n sausages. I did like the flavour but I felt it was too much to eat the whole back at once. It really packs a punch and was a little overwhelming. I think I’d really enjoy this in little amounts.

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Ingredients: Water, vital wheat gluten, organic tofu (water, organic soybeans, magnesium chloride, calcium chloride), non-GM expeller pressed canola oil, organic cane sugar, yeast extract, oat fiber, vegan natural flavors, non-GM corn starch, sea salt, potassium chloride, granulated garlic, calcium lactate from beets, onion powder, spices, citric acid, titanium dioxide (a naturally occurring mineral). Marinade: Water, organic cane sugar, tomato paste, molasses, organic white vinegar, natural vegan flavor and color, sea salt, onion powder, granulated garlic, black pepper, cinnamon, xanthan gum.

The tandoori flavour was my favourite of the two, which surprised me, it wasn’t too hot and spicy, just a low heat that was very pleasant. It has a little sharpness to the sauce and it just tastes amazing, I had this one with cauliflower rice and a side of dhal.

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Ingredients: Water, vital wheat gluten, organic tofu (water, organic soybeans, magnesium chloride, calcium chloride), non-GM expeller pressed canola oil, organic cane sugar, yeast extract, oat fiber, vegan natural flavors, non-GM corn starch, sea salt, potassium chloride, granulated garlic, calcium lactate from beets, onion powder, spices, citric acid, titanium dioxide (a naturally occurring mineral). Marinade: Organic tofu (water, organic soybeans, magnesium chloride, calcium chloride), water, spices, garlic puree, shoyu soy sauce (water, non-GM soybeans, wheat, salt culture), organic cane sugar, paprika, lemon juice concentrate, sea salt, lycopene from tomatoes, potassium chloride, turmeric, xanthan gum.

Overall I really liked this product, it was quick and easy and tasted fantastic. I like that the pieces come in a marinade, it’s not something you can buy from the supermarkets here. I’d love to try the sesame garlic version next, and I’ve also spotted that Tofurky make a cheese and ham pocket and I need that in my life. I paid £3.99 for each pack at my local independent health food store.

 

Hope you’ve had a great weekend,

SIG5

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