Jackfruit Philly Cheesesteak

0:35 m

Are you looking for ways to get that 'steak fix' while being vegan? This is the ultimate juicy and 'meaty' sandwich..no animals included! Jackfruit recipes are great to replicate various meats and this Philly Cheesesteak is such a juicy and scrumptious treat we know you are going to love. Sometimes, you can't beat a good vegan sandwich..

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For the onions

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp sunflower oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp balsamic vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp brown sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 onion<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp salt<item-todo-done>

For the jackfruit

<item-todo-done>1 tsp brown sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp sunflower oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp cornflour - mixed with 1 tbsp water<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 x 400g can of young green jackfruit<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 green bell pepper chopped<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 red bell pepper chopped<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp garlic powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp onion powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp smoked paprika<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Pinch of pepper<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp cayenne pepper<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>250ml vegetable stock<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp plant-based Worcestershire sauce<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done>2 large sub rolls<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>30g plant-based mayonnaise<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ block of plant-based cheese<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 200°C | Baking Tray | Frying pan

Caramelize the onions

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and saute the onions until they start to soften (5-8 mins)
  • Add the brown sugar, balsamic and salt and fry for a couple more minutes until they start to caramelise
  • Set to one side

Cooking the jackfruit

  • Roughly shred the Jackfruit and place in a bowl
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the jackfruit and fry for 6-8 minutes until it starts to char slightly on the outside
  • Add the garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper and stir the into the pan
  • Add the sliced peppers and fry for a further 5 minutes
  • Add the vegetable stock, Worcester sauce and cornflour paste
  • Stir thoroughly and simmer for 5 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly
  • Once soft, add the brown sugar and stir it into the jackfruit
  • Transfer the Jackfruit onto a baking tray and bake it for 15 minutes until the jackfruit is crispy on the outside

Time to serve

  • Slice your subs and grate your cheese
  • Build your sandwiches by spreading the mayo on the subs, adding the jackfruit mix and the grated cheese on top. BOSH!
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