How to Prepare and Cook Jackfruit, the Latest Vegan Food Trend
Being vegan or vegetarian doesn't mean your cravings for your old favorite foods just suddenly disappear. But it can be hard to replicate the flavors of the meaty meals you long for. Enter jackfruit. The starchy and fibrous fruit can be used in all kinds of recipes, like pulled jackfruit nachos and pulled “pork" sandwiches, making it easier than ever to go meat-free. But cutting and preparing it can be a bit tricky. Follow these 10 tips before you start cooking with the latest miracle food.
Make Jackfruit “Steak”Vegan Philly cheesesteak sounds like an oxymoron, but thanks to jackfruit it’s a possibility. Marinated jackfruit is slightly charred, giving it the meaty flavor of shaved steak that makes the original sandwich so irresistible. (Technique + Recipe via Fettle Vegan)
Make Jackfruit “Chicken”Finally, soy-free vegan chicken that actually tastes like the real thing. Pulled jackfruit is smothered in Buffalo sauce to create a sandwich you’d swear wasn’t actually vegetarian. (Technique + Recipe via Fettle Vegan)
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