Sweet and Tangy BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Sweet and Tangy BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Sweet and Tangy BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Get ready to indulge in the irresistible flavors of our Sweet and Tangy BBQ Pulled Jackfruit. This mouthwatering vegan dish is a delightful twist on the classic pulled pork sandwich. With tender jackfruit slow-cooked to perfection and smothered in a sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, it’s a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds.


  • 2 cans of young green jackfruit in brine, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Hamburger buns or sandwich rolls
  • Coleslaw (optional, for topping)


  1. Rinse and drain the jackfruit, then shred it using your hands or forks to achieve a pulled texture.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the barbecue sauce, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until the mixture is well combined and heated through.
  3. Add the shredded jackfruit to the saucepan and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the jackfruit is well-coated with the sauce and heated through.
  4. Toast the hamburger buns or sandwich rolls if desired.
  5. Assemble your BBQ pulled jackfruit sandwiches by placing a generous portion of the saucy jackfruit on the bottom half of each bun. Top with coleslaw if you like.
  6. Close the sandwiches with the top halves of the buns and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Enjoy the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors in every bite of our Sweet and Tangy BBQ Pulled Jackfruit. It’s a vegan barbecue sensation that’s sure to become a family favorite. Serve it at your next gathering or weeknight dinner for a taste of summer all year round.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 2g, Carbohydrates: 66g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 2g

In conclusion, Sweet and Tangy BBQ Pulled Jackfruit is the ultimate plant-based comfort food that captures the essence of barbecue season. Whether you’re a vegan looking for a satisfying meal or just someone curious to try something new, this recipe won’t disappoint. With its savory, smoky, and slightly sweet profile, it’s a delectable alternative to pulled pork that even meat lovers will adore. So, fire up your kitchen and savor the magic of jackfruit in every delicious bite!