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Recipes with Nadia Coetzee - Nutritionist - Root Your Health Perth Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches

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2 min

18 min

3 - 4



1 Can jackfruit drained and shredded 

½ onion diced finely 

½ red pepper diced 

2 tsp coconut sugar/ honey 

1 tbsp Olive oil 

2 tbsp sriracha sauce 

1 tsp smoked paprika 

½ tsp cumin 

½ tsp black pepper 

2 tbsp tomato paste 

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar or lemon juice 

For serving 

2 cups of shredded coleslaw mix of choice, seasoned with mayo or lime, salt and pepper. 

1 avocado mashed with lemon, salt and pepper 

Vegan Mayonnaise see website for recipe 

Gluten-free or whole wheat buns 


  1. Heat up a pan add olive oil and onions and fry for a few minutes.

    2. Then add smoked paprika, cumin and coconut sugar or honey and fry until golden.

    3. Add apple cider vinegar and peppers, tomato paste and fry for another 3 minutes.

    4. Add jackfruit, sriracha, salt and pepper and cook until everything comes together ± 5 min.

    5. Toast buns in toaster or oven for a few min, then assemble starting with mayonnaise, smashed avocado as the base of buns.

    6. Then add cooked jack fruit and a hand full of coleslaw mix.


Assemble all condiments to create this meatless masterpiece, a perfect crowd-pleaser. Feel free to add some hummus, pickles or any condiment you prefer. 

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