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Jackfruit Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Jackfruit Pulled Pork Sandwiches

These jackfruit pulled pork sandwiches with avocado and ranch sauce don't only look like the real thing, but they also taste amazing!!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Sina


For the pulled jackfruit:

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 20 oz cans young green jackfruit in brine or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 2 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cup BBQ-sauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

For the vegan ranch sauce:

  • 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon soy milk

For the sandwiches

  • 2 buns
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 avocado
  • lettuce


  • Drain and rinse the jackfruit. Remove the core and put in a mixing bowl. Stir in the spices (paprika, cumin, brown sugar) so the pieces are nicely covered.
  • In a medium pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the onion for about 3 minutes or until it becomes translucent. Then add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add the jackfruit and cook for about 3 minutes. Then add the BBQ sauce, the liquid smoke (if using), and the vegetable broth and cook for another 15- 20 minutes. Use a fork to shred the jackfruit.
  • In then meantime make the vegan ranch sauce: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Serve the pulled jackfruit on a bun together with tomatoes, lettuce, avocado, and ranch sauce.