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Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches with BBQ Sauce

These BBQ pulled jackfruit sandwiches are an amazing vegan alternative to meat! They're so easy to make and the filling can be used for tacos, in wraps, on nachos or even pizza.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 servings
Calories 382kcal


  • Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 560g can Jackfruit drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Chipotle Paste
  • 1 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 100 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 3 tbsp BBQ Sauce
  • Bread Rolls and Coleslaw to serve


  • Heat the oven to 200°C/400°F. Heat a drizzle of oil in a saucepan and add the onion and garlic. Fry until soft then add the jackfruit and fry for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the spices and season well with salt and pepper. Pour in the tomatoes and stock, turn up the heat and simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated. Stir in 1 tablespoon of BBQ sauce.
  • Spread the jackfruit out on a baking sheet and put in the oven for 15 minutes. Add the rest of the BBQ sauce and turn the heat up to 225°C/440°F. Cook the jackfruit for another 15 minutes then serve in sandwiches.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 801mg | Potassium: 1811mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 1240IU | Vitamin C: 63.7mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 4.1mg