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This is THE BEST vegan fried chicken recipe: extra crispy on the outside; juicy and meaty on the inside!  So simple and so delicious!

I like to serve it with Thousand Island Sauce 

Thousand Islands Sauce

1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise

1/4 cup chili sauce or ketchup

2 tbsp sweet relish

1 tsp maple syrup

Salt and pepper to taste


In a bowl, mix all the ingredients.



Ingredients

275 g oyster mushrooms
Vegetable oil for frying
Wet batter:
1 cup of spelt flour (115 g)
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp of salt
1 cup of soy milk (250 ml)
1 tbsp maple syrup
Dry batter:
1 cup of spelt flour (115 g)
1 tsp of paprika
1/4 tsp ground sage
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp dried thyme
Pepper to taste

Directions

1
In a deep fryer or in a pot on the stovetop, preheat the oil to 350˚F.
2
First, make your wet batter by adding flour, seasonings and soy milk to a bowl and mix well until completely combined.
3
Next, in a separate bowl, make your dry batter by adding more flour and seasonings to a bowl and mix well until seasonings are fully incorporated into the flour.
4
Dip mushrooms in wet batter and then coat them in dry batter. 
5
Immediately add them to a hot oiled pan or deep fryer making sure not to over crowd them.
6
Fry for 3 minutes.