Bbq Jackfruit Sandwich With Spicy Jalapeño Slaw And Cilantro
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Don't be fooled, this is a BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich with Spicy Jalapeno and Cilantro.

This recipe is featured in our Vegan Weekly Meal Planner here!

Currently working with Apple to create an app that will allow your phone screen to automatically dry after drooling... . BBQ JACKFRUIT SANDWICH WITH SPICY JALAPEÑO SLAW, CILANTRO, @annieshomegrown SMOKY MAPLE BBQ SAUCE ON A BRIOCHE BUN -@briewilly


Serves or Makes: Serves 4
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  • For the BBQ Jackfruit:
  • 1 (14-oz.) can organic Jackfruit
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/ 2 cup organic barbecue sauce
  • For the spicy slaw
  • 1 cup purple cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons vegan mayo
  • 1/ 2 jalapeno diced
  • 1/ 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt + pepper for taste
  • 4 buns


  • Step 1

    Rinse, drain and dry the jackfruit. Cut off center core and discard.

  • Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, toss together the spices and jackfruit. Stir until well coated.

  • Step 3

    Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp of oil and add jackfruit. Cook for about 2-3 minutes, or until it begins to caramelizeand turn brown.

  • Step 4

    Add bbq sauce and stir and reduce heat to medium-low. Add a bit of water to thin the sauce stir again, then cover and cook for about 20 minutes to allow flavors to marry.

  • Step 5

    While the jackfruit cooks, add slaw ingredients to a mixing bowl, toss gently then refrigerate.

  • Step 6

    Once the jackfruit has a nice color and is tender, shred with a fork and begin to plate. Add a little bbq sauce to the bottom bun, a generous serving of jackfruit, then your slaw. Enjoy!