BBQ Jackfruit with Coleslaw

BBQ Jackfruit with Coleslaw

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Vegan Burgers
Servings: 4 servings


BBQ Jackfruit

  • 20 oz can young green jackfruit in water NOT in syrup or brine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ sliced onion
  • 3-4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¾ cup BBQ sauce
  • 2-4 burger buns


  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • cashew sauce blend ½ cup soaked cashews with ¼ cup water, salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, and juice from one lemon
  • 2-4 big pickles


  • Drain and rinse the jackfruit from the can and set it aside.
  • Chop off the center “core” portion of the fruit and discard (optional).
  • Sauté the onion and garlic with the oil.
  • Add the jackfruit and seasoning one at a time.
  • Stir and reduce heat to low and cook for about 20 minutes (make sure to close the lid).
  • In the meantime, make the coleslaw by adding all ingredients. Set in the refrigerator until serving.
  • Toast the buns. Place generous portions of BBQ jackfruit on the bottom buns, top with a generous serving of coleslaw. Serve with extra BBQ sauce and pickles!
  • Serve with pickles and/or extra BBQ sauce (optional)!