November 11, 2022

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

Avatar photoAuthorShana GohlCategoryDifficultyBeginner


Tangy and sweet BBQ jackfruit sandwich with crunchy cabbage slaw.

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins


Jackfruit Sandwich Filling
 2 cans young green jackfruit
 2 tbsp cooking oil
 ½ cup BBQ sauce
Cabbage Slaw
 1 cup shredded cabbage
 1 tsp salt
 ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
 ½ tsp coarse black pepper
 4 hamburger buns (2 for each person)
 ½ red onion, sliced
 1 pickle, sliced


Onion and Slaw Prep

Place sliced onion in a bowl and cover with cold water. Set aside until assembling sandwiches.


Place sliced cabbage in another bowl and sprinkle salt on top. Massage cabbage until it feels softer, about 3 minutes.


Add remaining slaw ingredients to cabbage and set aside until ready to assemble sandwiches.

Jackfruit Filling

Drain jackfruit and squeeze out as much water as possible. Shred jackfruit removing core and discarding.


Heat oil in a pan over medium high heat. Add jackfruit and cook for 5 minutes until a light brown color forms.


Add BBQ sauce and cook on low for 5 more minutes to warm.


Assemble sandwiches and serve.

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 193
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.6g9%
Sodium 1074mg45%
Potassium 290mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 27.8g10%
Dietary Fiber 7.5g30%
Sugars 8.4g
Protein 4.6g10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.