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Nothing beats a really good sandwich 😋 lunch, dinner, snack, on the go, midnight munchies, pre-gym, post-gym, pre-party, post-party - they’re perfect for all of these situations! We’ve made lots of BBQ Jackfruit in the past, but this one is the simplest and easiest yet! All you need is some BBQ sauce & BBQ seasoning and you’re onto a winner. And the slaw is a breeze to make too, and has a TOP yummo-rating 👌🏻This sandwich really is super satisfying



BBQ Jackfruit

  • 2 x 400g tins jackfruit in water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 tsp bbq spice rub
  • 4 tbsp bbq sauce

BBQ Slaw

  • 200g red cabbage
  • 1 large carrot
  • 3 spring onions
  • 50g vegan mayo
  • 2 tsp bbq sauce
  • 1 lime
  • Tabasco to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To Serve

  • Lettuce (optional)
  • 4 good quality bread rolls


  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 200*C | 2 baking sheets lined with parchment

    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 sheets, put the sheets in the oven and roast for 30 minutes | Take the tray out of the oven, carefully mix the bbq sauce 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, make the slaw | Shred the cabbage | Trim, peel and ribbon the carrot | Trim and ribbon the spring onions | Put the mayo, bbq sauce, lime juice and a few drops of Tabasco in a bowl and mix to combine | Add the cabbage, carrot, spring onions to the bowl and toss to combine and coat (This recipe makes double the slaw you need but it's damned good and will keep for 2 days in the fridge)

    Time to build your sandwiches | To make one sandwich, add a good portion of the jackfruit to a sandwich roll | Add a dollop of slaw and some lettuce to the roll and tuck in!