All About Jackfruit!


If you’ve ever wondered “what is jackfruit?!“, or what it tastes like, or how you can use it, then keep on reading, because we’re going to dive into learning all about jackfruit! Recipe ideas included, too!

What is jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a Southeast Asian fruit that grows on trees. 

Commonly found canned in the U.S.

Buy young green jackfruit in a can - in a brine, not syrup - for savory recipes.

Ripe Vs. Unripe

Unripe jackfruit (green) is mild in taste and used in savory dishes.

Ripe jackfruit is sweet, and enjoyed like other tropical fruits.

Drain, rinse and shred canned jackfruit.

To prepare: Drain, rinse, and shred canned jackfruit.

Is it healthy?

Jackfruit has a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

It has significant fiber but is lower in protein than other meat substitutes.

What does it taste like?

Unripe jackfruit, used in savory recipes, has a mild almost flavorless taste that is a blank canvas for spices and sauces.

Ways to use canned jackfruit...

You can use canned jackfruit for basically any spice or sauce blend you'd like! 

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teriyaki lettuce wraps

jackfruit BBQ sandwiches

vegetarian buffalo dip

jackfruit tacos