Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

BBQ PULLED JACKFRUIT TACOS

Serves 4-6

Cook time: 10 minutes

Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (14-ounce) cans jackfruit in brine, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest

Directions:

1.Drain jackfruit and pat dry.

2. Partially shred jackfruit chunks into smaller pieces, using a fork or your fingers.

3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and jalapeño and cook for an additional 1 minute, until the garlic is fragrant.

4. Add the shredded jackfruit to the pan with the onions and stir well. Add the barbecue sauce, cumin, oregano, coriander, smoked paprika and salt to the pan.

Stir to evenly distribute the spices and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes, or until the jackfruit is browned and slightly crisped around the edges.

5. Fold in the orange zest.

6. Assemble the tacos: Warm the tortillas and add a large spoonful of cooked jackfruit to the center of each. Top with avocado, cilantro, cabbage, and a squeeze of lime.

Arroz Rojo: Easy to Make

Check out a full step by step tutorial online here: https://youtu.be/zDetutOPUnc

Serves: 4

Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • Oil
  • 1 cup of white rice 
  • 2 ½ cups of water 
  • ½ a white onion cut in half 
  • ½ cup of tomato sauce 
  • 1 knorr chicken bouillon cube 
  • Salt

Directions: 

  1. Place a medium frying pan over medium heat. Add oil to cover the entire surface of the pan. 
  2. Add the rice and onion to the hot oil. Stir and fry until they are a light brown color. 
  3. Add tomato sauce with the water to the pan. Place chicken bouillon cube and stir to make sure the cube dissolves. Add pinch of salt for taste.
  4. Allow for it to reach a boil, then lower the heat to low and place lid. Let cook for 20 mins.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

*Hack: use the same sauce base with a spoonful of sour cream for some yummy spaghetti*