BBQ Jackfruit Loaded Fries

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Looking for recipes to cook with Jackfruit? Jackfruit is a great vegan meat replacement to give the aesthetic of a "meaty dish" This dish is great to have as a veggie side, or why not make our BBQ jackfruit loaded fries and whack a movie on? Whatever your viewing tastes, we've got a movie night recipe that'll knock your socks off. These loaded fries are the stuff dreams are made of, fiendishly more-ish and easy to make. Just be sure to make lots.

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For the jackfruit fries

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>450g young green jackfruit<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>250g BBQ sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1kg oven chips<item-todo-done>

For the coleslaw

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp BBQ sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp Tabasco<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp water<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 carrots<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 red onion<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>¼ small white cabbage<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 lime<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tbsp maple syrup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp plant-based mayonnaise<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat the oven to 200℃ | Frying pan with lid | Mixing bowl | Baking tray

For the jackfruit

  • Wash the jackfruit under a cold tap, pat dry with a clean tea towel
  • Warm 2 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat, add the jackfruit, sprinkle over a little salt and pepper and fry for 3-4 minutes so the jackfruit begins to colour and crisp
  • Pour the BBQ sauce and 5 tbsp water into the pan and stir the jackfruit so the chunks are well covered
  • Put the lid on the pan and leave the jackfruit to simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20-25 minutes

For the chips

  • Spread the oven chips out on a large baking sheet, put them in the oven and bake according to package instructions

For the coleslaw

  • Peel and coarsely grate the carrot
  • Peel and finely slice the red onion
  • Core and finely shred the cabbage
  • Sprinkle the prepared carrots, red onion and cabbage into a mixing bowl
  • Cut the lime in half and squeeze the juice into a small bowl
  • Add the egg free mayo, bbq sauce, maple syrup, tabasco, water and a light sprinkling of salt and pepper to the bowl and mix it together with a fork


  • Drizzle the sauce over the prepared vegetables and toss so everything is well covered in the sauce

Finish and serve

  • Take the lid off the jackfruit and pull the chunks with 2 forks. Take the fries out of the oven and spread them over a large serving plate
  • Spread the jackfruit over the pulled jackfruit
  • Sprinkle over the coleslaw and serve with some cold beers
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