Simple recipe that uses rice paper to mimic a “skin” on the ribs. Creates about 5-6 ribs.
- 1 cup vital wheat gluten
- 1/2 tbls paprika
- 2 tbls of nutritional yeast
- 1/2 tsp of Onion powder
- 1/2 tsp of Garlic powder
- 1 Tbl dried Chicken-less stock or beef-less stock, or use one of the cube styles
- 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
- 1 Tbsp Miso Paste (optional)
- 2 Tbsp maple syrup
- 3/4 cup hot water
- 2 tbls of tahini
- 1 tsp liquid smoke
- 2 tbl of soy sauce
- BBQ sauce of your choice
- 2 Rice sheets (round or square) (smaller sheets might need more sheets to cover)
Preheat oven to 350
In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients
In a medium bowl combine all wet ingredients, minus bbq sauce. If using a stock cube, melt it in the water first.
Slow stir your wet into your dry
Stir until mixed well. If needed, add more wheat gluten or water to get a bread dough consistency.
Kneed for 2-3 minutes. The more you knead, the firmer the ribs will be.
Press into greased baking dish to form rectangle, roughly 1/2 inch thick
Perforate ‘rib shapes’ but don’t fully separate
Bake in oven for roughly 20-25 minutes
Remove from oven
Carefully drench top and bottom in bbq sauce
Turn oven up to 450
Wet 2 sheets of rice paper, one at a time so they are flexible
Place 1 rice sheet under the ‘ribs’ and another on top (think skin/wrapper like)
Brush top again with bbq sauce
Trim off excess rice paper with a sharp knife or scissors.
Bake for 15 minutes
Place under broiler
Broil until crispy on top.
Jackfruit added version-
- 1 cup wheat gluten
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tbsp nooch
- 1 can jackfruit in brine, drained. Remove seeds
- 3/4 cup broth
- 1/4 cup tahini/nut butter
- 1 tbsp soy/ liquid aminos
- 1 tsp liquid smoke
- BBQ sauce to marinade
-Boil jackfruit for 10mins and process/mash when cooled
-Add dry ingredients to a bowl and mix
-same with wet
-combine to form your Seitan dough.
Press into tin, score into sizes if you want.
Bake for 25mins at 180-200c then coat with BBQ sauce top and bottom
Return to oven for 20mins.
Add more BBQ sauce at the end of you want.