Pulled Jackfruit Slider

This recipe is sponsored by Slap Yo' Daddy

Pulled Jackfruit gives a very similar look to pulled pork making it a popular vegetarian or vegan substitute at a barbecue. It also is very flavorsome also contributing to its popularity.

When menu planning it is well worth keeping in mind however that there is no significant protein so the pulled jackfruit slider should be accompanied by a high-protein side dish like a chickpea salad or tofu fries to create a well-balanced meal.

This recipe uses a very simple cabbage and mayonnaise slaw however this can be upgraded to your favorite slaw or include a storebought cabbage vegetable mix or a fancier mayo such as wasabi or sriracha styles.

Pulled Jackfruit Sliders Recipe

This recipe is sponsored by Slap Yo’ Daddy.
Jackfruit is a popular barbecue substitute for those avoiding meat as it provides a similar look and a flavorsome meal.
Preparation 30 minutes
Cook 45 minutes
Ready in 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6
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  • skillet
  • grill
  • toothpicks


  • Remove and drain the young jackfruit from the can then remove any residual seeds or hard bits.
  • Simmer at a low temperature the jackfruit with barbecue sauce for 5-10 minutes to infuse the fruit with the flavors of the sauce.
  • Brush the jackfruit with some oil and apply a layer of all-purpose rub.
  • Grill the jackfruit or sear in a skillet to get char marks.
  • Shred or pull the jackfruit, when this is done it looks like pulled pork.
  • Taste then adjust the flavor with barbecue sauce and/or rub.
  • Combine the finely sliced cabbage with the mayonnaise to create a simple slaw.
  • Assemble sliders with the sweet dinner rolls, a pulled jackfruit base then topped with the simple slaw. Drizzle more barbecue sauce if desired and secure with toothpick to garnish.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 460kcalCarbohydrates: 83gProtein: 8gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 984mgPotassium: 325mgFiber: 5gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 145IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 221mgIron: 4mg

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