BBQ Seitan Ribs


  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Several grinds fresh black pepper
  • 100ml low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 100ml barbecue sauce

Our home made BBQ Sauce (makes roughly the right quantity)

  • 2 tbsp tomato concentrate
  • 1 sp dark brown sugar
  • 1 sp red wine vinegar
  • 10 dash chilli sauce
  • ½ tsp dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary/1fresh sprig rosemary


  1. Preheat oven/BBQ for indirect cooking
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together nutritional yeast, smoked paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper.
  3. In a measuring cup, whisk together broth, peanut butter and soy sauce until incorporated. Pour mixture into bowl with the dry ingredients and stir gently until well-incorporated.
  4. Cut Seitan lengthwise, roughly 1cm slabs and add it to the mixture, massaging it into the seitan for 2-3 minutes
  5. Place Seitan in preheated oven/BBQ and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and brush the top of the ribs with barbecue sauce. Place sauce side down on heated grill /BBQ. Brush the top with more barbecue sauce.
  7. When the bottom of the ribs are deeply browned (about 5-6 minutes), flip over and cook the other side until brown. Remove from heat and serve immediately, with more barbecue sauce if desired.