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Pulled Pork Jackfruit Sandwich

Updated: Jan 24, 2023


I tell you, my daughter keeps me on my toes when it comes to her newfound love for a pescatarian life choice. Here is my version of pulled pork using jackfruit. It is amazing how much the texture of jackfruit mimics shredded meat. The bourbon barbeque sauce takes the flavor to the next level.


Everyone loves a good pulled pork sandwich, loaded with tangy BBQ sauce topped with coleslaw. Tender juicy meat full of smoky flavor. Jackfruit is a great alternative for those of us that has chosen a different life choice for meat. Jackfruit is a tropical tree fruit grown in Asia, Africa, and South America. Jackfruit is typically used in vegan dishes as an alternative for chicken or pulled pork. It has a subtle sweet taste that seems to adapt well to flavor and is a great substitute as a meat in tacos, curries and salads too just to name a few.



Frequently Asked Questions


How long can you store pulled pork jackfruit in the fridge?

Pulled pork jackfruit can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for 3-4 days.


Can I freeze pulled pork jackfruit?

You can freeze pulled pork jackfruit in an airtight container up to 3 months. Always label the package to know when it was placed in the freezer.


What is the best way to reheat pulled pork jackfruit?

Placing the pulled pork jackfruit in the microwave for 45-55 seconds or place the leftover jackfruit in a sauce pan to heat over medium for 5-8 minutes to reheat would be fine.


Ingredients Pulled Pork Jackfruit Sandwich

  • Organic Young Jackfruit (original) Its fleshy interior and mild taste make an excellent base to carry the flavor of the bourbon barbeque sauce. As it cooks young jackfruit shreds into the ideal structure for meatless pulled pork.

  • Bourbon Barbeque Sauce this tangy sauce is full of flavor plus quick and easy to make. you can use your favorite store-bought BBQ sauce.

Let's Cook!


  • Add to a pan chopped onions and garlic, and sauté the onions and garlic until they are tender

  • Rinse and drain the jackfruit. Add to the pain with salt and black pepper

  • Rinse and drain the jackfruit. Add to the pain with salt and black pepper

  • In a saucepan sauté onion and garlic until softened, then the remaining is added to the saucepan. Whisk well, simmer for 15 minutes.


  • Pour the bourbon BBQ sauce over the jackfruit. Use a fork to break up the jackfruit in the pan. Toast your bun with vegan butter and add some vegan Cole slaw. A side of homemade potato chips. Time to eat!

Bon Appetit, ENJOY!



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Debra Johnson | Food Blogger
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