Jackfruit Tacos
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Serves: 4-6
  • For the jackfruit:
  • 2 20oz cans green jackfruit in water or brine, drained, rinsed, and chopped or shredded
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 red onion , sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic , minced
  • ½ cup vegetable broth or water
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • 1 lime , juiced
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • For the tacos:
  • 8-10 tortillas (corn or flour)
  • 2 avocados, sliced or cubed
  • ¼ cup cilantro , roughly chopped
  • lime wedges
  • Any other favorite taco toppings
  1. Instructions
  2. To prep the jackfruit:
  3. Cut the jackfruit into thin slices from the core to the outer edges.You will break up the harder pieces in the pan later.
  4. To make the Tacos:
  5. In a large skillet over medium-high heat add the onions and garlic, saute for 5-7 minutes, until softened and lightly browned. Add the seasonings, agave, lime juice and stir. Then stir in the jackfruit and ½ cup of vegetable broth or water. Simmer for about 5 minutes. Once everything has simmered use a potato masher to break up the jackfruit into a more shredded consistency.
  6. Serve the Jackfruit mixture with your favorite tortilla shells, toppings and enjoy!
Recipe by Two Sisters Kitchens at https://twosisterskitchens.com/jackfruit-tacos-5/