How do I replace seafood?

Do you want to replace the seafood in your diet with vegan alternatives? You may be able to find substitutes in your local grocery stores or online stores. And you can also use different ingredients to replicate flavors, textures, and tastes right at home.

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Vegan Seafood Substitution Guide

We compiled this list of some common vegan seafood substitutions.

Clams Mushrooms (King oyster, White button, Shiitake, or Cremini),
Seitan,
Soy curls
Crab Hearts of palm,
Jackfruit
Crab cakes Artichoke hearts,
Chickpeas,
Hearts of palm,
Jackfruit,
Tempeh,
Tofu (Firm or Extra firm, crumbled)
Fish Eggplant,
Seitan
Fish and Chips,
Fish Fillets,
Fish Sticks
Banana blossoms,
Jackfruit,
Tempeh,
Tofu (Firm or Extra firm)
Lobster Hearts of palm,
Mushrooms (Lobster or Oyster),
Tofu (Firm or Extra firm)
Lox / Smoked Salmon Bell peppers,
Carrots,
Tomatoes (peeled and the seeds removed)
Octopus Hearts of palm,
Mushrooms (King oyster, Shiitake, Dried Shiitake – reconstituted and water squeezed out)
Oysters Eggplant, King oyster mushrooms
Scallops Eggplant,
Hearts of palm,
King oyster mushroom stems,
Seitan,
Tofu (Extra firm),
Turnips
Shrimp Artichoke hearts,
Hearts of palm,
Jackfruit,
Mushrooms (King oyster, Oyster, Shiitake),
Seitan,
Sweet potatoes and flour,
Tofu (Extra firm)
Squid / Calamari Hearts of palm,
Mushroom stems (King oyster, King trumpet),
Seitan,
Soy curls,
Tofu skins (aka Yuba)
Sushi Fillings Asparagus,
Avocado,
Beets,
Carrots,
Chickpeas (mashed),
Cucumbers,
Eggplant (cooked – plain or marinated),
Fried tempura-style vegetables,
Green onions,
Jackfruit,
Lettuce,
Mango,
Mushrooms (saut̩ed Рplain or marinated in soy sauce/Tamari),
Peppers,
Pickled vegetables,
Purple cabbage,
Radish,
Spinach – baby,
Sprouts,
Sweet potatoes,
Tempeh,
Tofu (saut̩ed РFirm or Extra Firm),
Tomatoes
Tuna Tomatoes (peeled and the seeds removed),
Watermelon
Tuna salad Chickpeas,
Jackfruit,
Seitan,
Tempeh,
Tofu (Firm)

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Guide Updated February 1, 2021

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