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High-Protein Asian Pork Ribs & Homestyle Vegetables – LOW CAL

Asian Pork Ribs & Homestyle Vegetables – LOW CAL

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Course: Main Meals
Keyword: Week 11
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Recipe Type: Pork
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 422kcal


  • 10 oz boneless pork spare ribs
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp gluten free soy sauce
  • tbsp brown sugar Swerve 
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • ¾ tsp Chinese five spice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp xanthan gum
  • ½ cup water 
  • 2 cups green beans (2-3” pieces)
  • 2 cups carrot (1-2” pieces) 
  • 4.3 oz red skinned potatoes or new potatoes quartered (1 ¼ medium red potatoes – approx 1 cup quartered)
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste 


  • SET Instant Pot to sauté mode. Once hot, add sesame oil and brown the ribs for 2-3 minutes on each side. Turn off sauté mode and remove ribs from the Instant Pot.
  • ADD the gluten-free soy sauce, Swerve, minced ginger, Chinese five spice, garlic powder, salt, xanthan gum, and water to the Instant Pot and whisk until well combined.
  • RETURN the ribs to the Instant Pot.
  • PLACE the green beans, carrots, and potatoes on a large sheet of foil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • WRAP the veggies in the foil and place on top of the ribs. (You can also use a steamer insert.)
  • COOK on high pressure for 20 minutes.


Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 15g | Fiber: 6g | Net Carbs: 22g