If you’re looking for a vegan pulled „pork“recipe, try this Barbecue Pulled Jackfruit complete with BBQ sauce!

BBQ Pulled Jackfruit With Oven-Baked Potatoes [Vegan]



For the Jackfruit:

  • 2 cans young green Jackfruit
  • 2 bottles BBQ Sauce
  • seasoned Salt
  • smoked Paprika
  • habanero sauce
  • vegetable Oil

For the Potatoes:

  • 17 ounces small potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon starch
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt
  • pepper


For the Jackfruit:

  1. Drain the jackfruit in a sieve and pull apart the slices. Heat oil on medium heat in a large skillet. Stir in jackfruit and add smoked paprika, habanero sauce and salt, stirring to coat and add the BBQ sauce.
  2. Simmer, stirring until sauce thickens, for about 30 minutes. At that point, mash with a potato masher or pull apart carefully with two forks.

For the Potatoes:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F
  2. Quarter the potatoes lengthwise and put them and the starch in a freezing bag. Shake until every potato is covered in starch. Then add the oil, salt and pepper and shake again to cover the potatoes with the oil.
  3. Pour the potatoes on a baking sheet covered tray and spread them.
  4. Bake for about 15 minutes, then turn them over to the other cut surface and bake for another 15 minutes.
  5. Serve the vegan pulled pork on a plate with the potatoes.


Boil a pot of water and add 1 teaspoon of salt. Put jackfruit slices in boiling water and simmer about 15-20 minutes. Repeat the process with new water , the metallic/canned taste will disappear.