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Pulled Jackfruit

  • RECIPE MAKES: 4 Portions / 1.5g of protein per serve
  • PREP TIME: 5min
  • COOK TIME: 55min
Step 1

Heat the oil in a frying pan over low heat and cook the onion until very soft; approx. 10-12 minutes.

Step 2

Add cinnamon, cumin seeds and paprika and cook for a further 2-3 mins.

Step 3

Add Tabasco, vinegar and BBQ sauce and mix well before adding in the tomato, drained jackfruit and water.

Step 4

Leave to simmer gently, covered, for 30 mins stirring every 5-10 mins to help break down the jackfruit; remove the lid and cook a further 10 minutes.


Step 5

Shred” cooked jackfruit with a fork (if desired).

Top tip:

Check seasoning. For extra stickiness,  try adding another tbsp bbq sauce.

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp Chipotle Tabasco (found at your local coles and woolworths, this brand is low protein appropriate)
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 200g can chopped tomato
  • 2 x 400g cans young jackfruit (woolworths- Ceres organics); drained
  • 1 cup water