Jerk Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich Maple It by Bjonr

Jerk Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes


4 people

This Pulled Barbecue Jackfruit Sandwich features the meaty jackfruit, garlic aioli, pickled red onions, and vegan pepper jack cheese on a black goji berry gluten-free bun. This sandwich is irresistible and packed full of explosive flavor!

The list of ingredients may look long, but all of them play vital roles in the complex layering of unique flavors and ingredients, like Maple Guild Organic Grade A Golden Syrup, which gives it a naturally sweet taste.

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This recipe is courtesy of bjonr for the Maple It Recipe Contest.


For the Barbecue Jackfruit

  • 2 cans jackfruit in brine
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 4 white bulbs from green onion stalks
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 1 thumb ginger
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons liquid amigos (soy/tamari)
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Guild Organic Grade A Golden Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon all-spice
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1/5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 bottle vegan BBQ sauce of choice

For the Garlic Aioli

  • 4 tablespoons vegan mayo
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Guild Organic Maple Vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 chopped green onion


  • 1 Make aioli in a bowl, mix by hand and refrigerate
  • 2 Rinse jackfruit put aside in a bowl
  • 3 Add everything else into a blender and mix
  • 4 Pour sauce over jackfruit mix and stir
  • 5 Bring to quick boil reduce heat to medium/low and cook for 30 minutes
  • 6 Let sauce chill in refrigerator for at least one hour
  • 7 Add BBQ sauce and bake for 15 minutes at 400F
  • 8 Grab some bread and add all your fixings of choice, and enjoy!



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