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Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Burger - makes 2-4, depending on how big your appetites are!

Jackfruit is usually sold in 400g tins in brine. Don't buy the tins sold in syrup!


400g tin jackfruit in brine, drained and rinsed well

Rapeseed oil

For the BBQ sauce:

2 Tbsp ketchup

2 Tbsp smoked paprika

2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

2 tsp soft brown sugar

pinch salt 

2 Tbsp boiling water

1 clove black garlic, made into a paste (regular will do, just mince it)


  • Prepare jackfruit by cutting out the stalks

  • Rub in 1Tbsp of the BBQ sauce

  • Heat a drizzle of oil in a non-stick frying pan and add the jackfruit. Turn heat to low

  • Add another 4 Tbsp of the sauce and squash the jackfruit into the pan with the back of a fork.

  • Add the rest of the sauce and cook for 5 mins, stirring frequently. Add a splash of water if it's getting too dry.

Pile the jackfruit onto burger buns and serve with your favourite toppings. I served mine with a carrot and beet slaw

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