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Air Fryer Tofu BBQ Ribs
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14 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 1HR

Air Fryer Tofu BBQ Ribs

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This easy vegan ribs recipe uses a homemade vegan BBQ rib sauce and uses tofu to make the barbecue ribs vegan. This simple vegan ribs recipe is perfect to serve as the main dish accompanied by BBQ side dishes.
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The Edgy Veg
Hi I'm Candice, the face of The Edgy Veg and I'm on a journey to revolutionize the food we define as “vegan”.
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This easy vegan ribs recipe uses a homemade vegan BBQ rib sauce and uses tofu to make the barbecue ribs vegan. This simple vegan ribs recipe is perfect to serve as the main dish accompanied by BBQ side dishes.
1HR
Total Time
$0.92
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Firm Tofu
2 pckg
(350 g)
Firm Tofu
or Extra Firm Tofu
Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp
Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp
Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
Ketchup
1/2 cup
Paprika
1 Tbsp
Garlic Powder
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
Onion Powder
1 tsp
Onion Powder
Poultry Seasoning
1 tsp
Poultry Seasoning
Dry Mustard
as needed
Dry Mustard
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
as needed
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Brown Sugar
4 tsp
Brown Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
225
Fat
7.8 g
Protein
17.1 g
Carbs
21.8 g
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step 1
Press Firm Tofu (2 pckg) for at least 15 minutes.
step 2
In a large bowl, whisk together {@10:}, Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp), Hoisin Sauce (1 Tbsp), Vegan Worcestershire Sauce (1 tsp), Apple Cider Vinegar (2 Tbsp), Paprika (1 Tbsp), Garlic Powder (1 tsp), Onion Powder (1 tsp), Poultry Seasoning (1 tsp), Dry Mustard (as needed), and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (as needed).
step 2 In a large bowl, whisk together {@10:}, Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp), Hoisin Sauce (1 Tbsp), Vegan Worcestershire Sauce (1 tsp), Apple Cider Vinegar (2 Tbsp), Paprika (1 Tbsp), Garlic Powder (1 tsp), Onion Powder (1 tsp), Poultry Seasoning (1 tsp), Dry Mustard (as needed), and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (as needed).
step 3
Slice the Tofu into thick strips, and place into the marinade for a minimum of 15 minutes.
step 3 Slice the Tofu into thick strips, and place into the marinade for a minimum of 15 minutes.
step 4
Drain off the marinade and pour into a small saucepan. Add Brown Sugar (4 tsp), and over medium-low heat gently cook for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
step 4 Drain off the marinade and pour into a small saucepan. Add Brown Sugar (4 tsp), and over medium-low heat gently cook for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
step 5
Meanwhile, make 2 “racks” of vegan ribs. Use two skewers per rack to attach the tofu, leaving space in between.
step 5 Meanwhile, make 2 “racks” of vegan ribs. Use two skewers per rack to attach the tofu, leaving space in between.
step 6
Using a fine-mesh sieve or flour sifter, sprinkle both sides of the racks with Corn Starch (2 tsp).
step 6 Using a fine-mesh sieve or flour sifter, sprinkle both sides of the racks with Corn Starch (2 tsp).
step 7
Line the fryer basket with a mat or a sheet of lightly greased aluminum foil or parchment.
step 8
Add the racks of vegan ribs to your air fryer basket, set the air fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 5 minutes.
step 8 Add the racks of vegan ribs to your air fryer basket, set the air fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 5 minutes.
step 9
Remove from the air fryer and brush both sides of the vegan ribs with the cooked bbq sauce. Place the vegan ribs back into the air fryer, set to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and cook for 8 minutes.
step 9 Remove from the air fryer and brush both sides of the vegan ribs with the cooked bbq sauce. Place the vegan ribs back into the air fryer, set to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and cook for 8 minutes.
step 10
After 8 minutes, flip the vegan bbq ribs and brush with additional sauce. Cook for another 5 minutes, or until slightly charred.
step 11
Remove from the air fryer and brush with additional sauce if you like more bbq on your vegan ribs.
step 11 Remove from the air fryer and brush with additional sauce if you like more bbq on your vegan ribs.
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Dairy-Free
American
Air Fryer
Shellfish-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Tofu & Tempeh
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