Jerk Jackfruit Salad and Mango Salsa

Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
0:35 m

We're pretty sure that if you look up 'summer' in the dictionary, you'll see a picture of this punchy salad. The hot sauce...the just sings with fresh, zesty goodness. The jerk jackfruit has such a meaty texture and the mango salsa offers a sweet, crispness that will make you long for sunshine and BBQ Sundays. Hang in there guys, warmer days are coming. This is such a a scrumptious and healthy summer salad recipe to try!

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For the jerk jackfruit

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>5 tsp jerk spice rub<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 tbsp BBQ sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp Encona hot sauce<item-todo-done>

For the mango salsa salad

<item-todo-done> iceberg lettuce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 mango<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 red bell pepper<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 cucumber<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>10g coriander<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 spring onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 avocado<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 lime<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done>2 x 250g bag(s) of microwavable brown basmati rice<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 x 400g can(s) of jackfruit<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 200°C** **| 2 x baking sheets lined with parchment | Mixing bowl | Saucepan (for cooking rice)

First, prepare the jackfruit

  • Open, drain, rinse and pat dry the jackfruit
  • Put the olive oil and spice rub in a mixing bowl and stir to combine
  • Loosely pull the jackfruit pieces apart with two forks so the fibres of the fruit separate
  • Put the jackfruit in the mixing bowl and stir to combine and coat
  • Spread the jackfruit out on the baking sheet, put the sheets in the oven and roast for 30 minutes
  • Take the tray out of the oven, carefully mix the BBQ and hot sauces into the roast jackfruit pieces (you can do this on the tray with a wooden spoon), put the tray back in the oven and roast for a further 5 minutes

While the jackfruit is roasting, prepare the mango salsa salad

  • Halve, trim, core and shred the lettuce
  • Peel and dice the mango
  • Trim and halve the cucumber lengthways. Scoop out the watery seeds and dice the cucumber
  • Trim, halve, core and cut the pepper into 1cm chunk
  • Pick the coriander leaves and roughly chop
  • Halve the avocado, take out the stone, remove the skin and slice the avocado
  • Trim and finely slice the spring onion
  • Cut the lime in half
  • Put all the salsa ingredients in a mixing bowl, add some salt and pepper and toss to combine

Almost time to serve

  • Cook the rice as instructed on the packet and transfer to 4 bowls
  • Spoon the jackfruit over the rice
  • Sprinkle over the mango salsa and serve
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