Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches

Two Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches, a great plant-based pulled pork alternative for vegan diets
Get ready to experience a fantastic plant-based alternative to the traditional pulled pork sandwich! Our Vegan Jackfruit BBQ Pulled "Pork" Sandwiches are so delicious, everyone will want one regardless of if they are plant-based or not!
This recipe uses tender, juicy jackfruit that absorbs the flavors of the BBQ sauce, spices, and seasonings, creating a mouthwatering dish that's sure to impress.
Enjoy this satisfying sandwich with your favorite vegan coleslaw, pickles, and a side of crispy fries for a full, hearty meal. Get ready to discover your new favorite vegan comfort food!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Estimated Cost$15
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 People
Calories 620.2 kcal

Helpful Equipment


  • 40 oz. Jackfruit (2 cans, drained and rinsed)
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • ½ tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Cup BBQ Sauce (ensure it is vegan)
  • ¼ Cup Vegetable Broth
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • ½ tsp. Black Pepper
  • 4 Vegan Burger Buns


  • Shred the drained and rinsed jackfruit using forks or a potato masher, removing any tough cores or seeds. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet or frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the minced garlic, smoked paprika, ground cumin, and cayenne pepper (if using) to the skillet. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Stir in the shredded jackfruit, making sure it's well-coated with the spices and onion mixture.
  • Pour the vegan BBQ sauce and vegetable broth over the jackfruit.
  • Stir thoroughly to combine
  • Let the mixture simmer on low heat for 20-25 minutes, until the jackfruit is tender and has absorbed the flavors.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toast the vegan hamburger buns, if desired.
  • Divide the jackfruit mixture evenly among the buns, topping with vegan coleslaw, if using.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite side dishes, and enjoy your Vegan Jackfruit BBQ Pulled "Pork" Sandwiches!


Calories: 620.2kcalCarbohydrates: 134.6gProtein: 8gFat: 10.2gSaturated Fat: 2.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.9gMonounsaturated Fat: 3.2gSodium: 1366.5mgPotassium: 1530.9mgFiber: 8gSugar: 81.9gVitamin A: 1339.3IUVitamin C: 42.3mgCalcium: 124.7mgIron: 1.9mg

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