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Gluten Free Barbecue Ribs - Island Style

Gluten free barbecue ribs are one of our favorite summertime dishes. Barbecue sauces and spices found in grocery stores aren't typically gluten-free, so we make our own. (Problem solved!) 
Try our tropical twist on ribs for yourself!
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 456 kcal


  • 1/2 - 1 lb. of Pork Ribs per person
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Chef Vedam’s Gluten Free All-Purpose Seasoning Blend
  • 1 Large Sweet Onion
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper or both if you like
  • 1 Mango peeled, sliced and cubed
  • 1 -2 tbsp Coconut or Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1" Fresh Ginger or more, grated or minced, depending on your taste level (or you could use 1 tsp. of Ground Ginger
  • 1 heaping tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Palm Sugar or may substitute brown sugar
  • 1 cup Mango Nectar


  • Liberally spice all sides of meat with salt, pepper, Chef Vedam’s Gluten Free All-Purpose Seasoning Blend, and set aside.
  • Slice and dice onion.
  • Remove seeds from peppers. Slice and dice peppers, add to onions and set aside.
  • Slice mango, remove the skin, and dice mango; set aside separately from onions and peppers.
  • Place skillet onto stove burner on high heat, and get skillet scalding hot. (We recommend a large cast-iron skillet.) Add oil to skillet, and reduce heat to medium-high.
  • Pan sear all sides of seasoned pork until there is a nice char on all sides of meat; remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Reduce heat on skillet to medium-low, add more oil if needed, and begin to saute the onions and peppers with a dash more salt for 5 - 6 minutes, stirring periodically.
  • Add salt, pepper, Chef Vedam's Gluten Free All-Purpose Seasoning Blend, cumin, coriander, ginger, minced garlic, coconut palm sugar, diced mango, and mango nectar to skillet, and stir to blend.
  • Add seared pork back to pan, cover, and allow to simmer until pork has reached an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
  • Remove everything from the heat, remove the ribs from the sauce, and allow to rest 10 - 15 minutes. When ready to serve, plate, add more sauce, and ENJOY!


Calories: 456kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 35gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 126mgSodium: 719mgPotassium: 898mgFiber: 3gSugar: 26gVitamin A: 2957IUVitamin C: 109mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Gluten Free Entrees
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