VEGAN PULLED ‘PORK’ JACKFRUIT

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 kg green jackfruit
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 10 dinner rolls

BBQ Sauce

  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Slice the jackfruit as thinly as possible. Seeds don’t need to be discarded as they are soft.
  2. Sautee the garlic and onions in a little oil.
  3. Add the chilli powder, paprika and garlic powder and toast for 1 minute.
  4. Add the jackfruit.
  5. Add the mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
  6. Add the vegetable broth. Turn up the heat to boiling. Once it starts to boil, take the heat down to low.
  7. Add salt and pepper to your liking.
  8. Stew the jackfruit  mixture for 2 hours, until the jackfruit  is tender. Once tender, pull it apart with a fork and spoon.

BBQ sauce

  1. Add the tomato sauce, smoked paprika, pepper and chilli powder to a pot.
  2. Simmer for a few minutes to combine.

Bake the jackfruit

  1. Drain the jackfruit and spread out on a baking pan.
  2. Top with BBQ sauce and mix well.
  3. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until the mixture has caramelised

Make the sandwich

  1. Toast a dinner roll and slice down the middle.
  2. Fill it with the pulled jackfruit.  Add a leafy green for texture.
  3. Serve with a side of achara if desired!

RECIPE NOTES

This will make more than 10 sliders. However, the jackfruit can be stored- the longer its stored, the more flavourful it becomes!

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