Bbq Jackfruit Sandwich With Spicy Jalapeño Slaw And Cilantro
"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
Recipe Intro From briewilly

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!


Serves or Makes: Serves 4


  • 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!