Soyster Po' Boy with Spicy Garlic Sauce
Recipe type: sandwich, sub, hoagie, Po Boy
Serves: YIELD: two large rolls, or four small
dairy, egg, and gluten free, vegan
  • 1 (12 ounce) package extra firm silken tofu
  • 4 ounces oyster mushrooms
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup non dairy milk (cashew)
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce (Franks Red Hot)
  • ¾ cup gluten free panko
  • 2 tablespoons crushed arame (begin with a large handful)
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1½ teaspoons celery salt
  • 2-4 bread rolls
  • 4-8 leaves butter lettuce (or kale, or favorite greens)
  • Spicy Garlic Sauce (recipe below)
  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Clean mushrooms, remove stems. Chop into bite size pieces. Drain tofu. Using hands, rip tofu into bite size pieces.
  3. In small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, milk, and hot sauce. In another bowl, combine panko, arame, paprika, and celery salt.
  4. Set up breading station left to right: baking sheet with parchment, then panko bowl, then wet bowl. Using one hand to dip and remove from the wet bowl and place into panko bowl, the other hand to coat with panko and place onto baking sheet. Dip each mushroom and tofu until all are coated, breaded and on baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 400 °F for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, turn over, return to oven and continue baking for another 10 minutes.
  6. Assemble sandwiches: spread a generous layer of Spicy Garlic Sauce on each roll, top with lettuce leaves. Top with warm soysters, drizzle with more sauce or hot sauce, enjoy immediately.
Recipe by spabettie at