Popcorn “chicken” nuggets sold at the Temple of Seitan in London’s Camden borough. The vegan takeaway uses seitan, or wheat gluten, instead of meat. Photo: Lauren James

The vegan fried chicken made of wheat gluten, a meat substitute in China for 1,500 years and packed with protein

Diners queue outside the Temple of Seitan, a London takeaway restaurant, for crispy wings, burgers and nuggets that look and feel like there’s chicken inside. They’re made of something called seitan – so what’s this wheat meat all about?

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Popcorn “chicken” nuggets sold at the Temple of Seitan in London’s Camden borough. The vegan takeaway uses seitan, or wheat gluten, instead of meat. Photo: Lauren James
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