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Jackfruit Tacos recipe

Jackfruit Tacos Recipe

If you want a unique recipe then, the jackfruit tacos are the best option for you. It is made with delicious and flavored jackfruit. It is an easy-to-make recipe and is a great and healthy meal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8
Calories 265 kcal


  • Skillet
  • Potato Masher


For Filling

  • 2 20-ounce cans Green Jackfruit (in water or brine, drained, rinsed, and chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion (sliced)
  • 4 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup Vegetable Broth or Water
  • 1 tablespoon Agave
  • ½ Lime (juiced)
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt

For Tacos

  • 8 Taco Shells
  • 1 Avocado (sliced)
  • ¼ Red Onion (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup Cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • Lime Wedges


  • Chop the jackfruit into thin slices. Slice them from the core to the edge. This will help to give a shredded texture.
  • Take a large skillet and heat oil on a medium-high flame. Add onions and garlic to hot oil and saute them for 5 minutes till they turn brown and soft.
  • Add jackfruit, broth, agave, lemon juice, and other spices and cover. Reduce the heat to a minimum until half of the liquid is evaporated and jackfruit becomes soft. 
  • Using a potato masher, mash the jackfruit to get them shredded. If the jackfruit is wet, cook them more and if they seem dry, add some vegetable broth to it.
  • Take taco shells and warm them. Add a scoop of the mixture into the taco. Top them with avocado slice, red onions, cilantro, and squeeze a lemon. 
  • Tacos are ready to serve.


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Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 188mg
Keyword Jackfruit tacos, Mexican, Mexican cuisine, Tacos
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