5 jackfruit recipes
With a distinctly meaty texture, jackfruit is great at absorbing flavour and a brilliant alternative for vegetarians and vegans
Looking for jackfruit recipe ideas? Want to know how to make this exotic fruit into a great savoury dish? Try one of our meat-free 'pulled pork' recipes or punchy curries for a vegetarian meal with a difference. For more veggie inspiration try our vegan chilli ideas and tofu recipes.
You can pick up tins of jackfruit in most supermarkets or buy online here.
Best jackfruit recipes
Smoked paprika jackfruit tacos, served with homemade tomato salsa, avocado and plenty of spicy chilli sauce... they’re the perfect party food whether you’re vegan or just going meat-free for the night!
A tin of jackfruit is the magic ingredient in this vegan massaman curry, served with salted peanuts. This classic Thai curry is packed with ginger, lemongrass, garlic and chilli for a punchy kick.
Check out this brilliant recipe for vegan pulled pork. Our easy BBQ jackfruit is super meaty but with a sweet, fruity taste. Perfect meat-free comfort food that will impress even the most carnivorous family members.
Make a vegan Sri Lankan feast tonight, with a jackfruit curry recipe straight from the kitchen of Kolamba in London. You'll need plenty of fresh spices and a tin of green jackfruit for this traditional warming dish. A great way to impress your friends and try something new.
Jackfruit pulls apart just like slow-roasted pork and is wonderful at soaking up this BBQ sauce, which is spicy, smoky and slightly sharp with a deep, dark sweetness. Kids and adults alike will love this easy, bite-sized party snack.