• 4 cups unripe jackfruit, approximately from 1 jackfruit, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • Coleslaw, for dressing
  • Slider buns, for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine jackfruit, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, and chili powder. Allow to marinate for 15 minutes or overnight for maximum flavor. Heat a skillet to medium high heat and sauté onion and garlic in olive oil. Add marinated jackfruit and cook until golden, approximately 5 minutes. Add barbecue sauce and remove from heat. Load onto slider buns with coleslaw and serve.