BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

If you’re looking for a delicious and satisfying plant-based alternative to pulled pork, this BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich is the perfect choice. With its tender, juicy jackfruit cooked in a smoky and savory barbecue sauce, this sandwich is a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone wanting seconds.


  • 2 cans of young green jackfruit in brine, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Coleslaw (optional, for topping)
  • Pickles (optional, for garnish)


  1. Start by preparing the jackfruit. Using your hands or forks, shred the jackfruit pieces to resemble pulled pork.
  2. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shredded jackfruit and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the jackfruit. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour in the barbecue sauce and stir well. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the jackfruit is tender and the flavors have melded together.
  5. Toast the hamburger buns in the oven or on a skillet until they are slightly crispy.
  6. Assemble your BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich by placing a generous portion of the jackfruit mixture onto the bottom half of each bun. Top with coleslaw and pickles if desired, and then place the other half of the bun on top.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy your plant-based barbecue delight!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

This BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich is a vegan twist on a classic favorite. It’s packed with flavor, incredibly satisfying, and perfect for your next barbecue or weeknight dinner.

Nutritional information (per serving):

– Calories: 350

– Protein: 5g

– Carbohydrates: 65g

– Dietary Fiber: 4g

– Sugars: 28g

– Fat: 9g

– Saturated Fat: 2g

– Cholesterol: 0mg

– Sodium: 850mg

Enjoy this BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich as a meat-free alternative that’s sure to please your taste buds and leave you craving more.

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