Jackfruit Tacos

Jackfruit Tacos

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: jackfruit, tacos, Vegan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 People


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Skillet

Adjust Servings


  • 2 cans green jackfruit in water brine drained, rinsed, and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup broth
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the Tacos

  • corn tortillas
  • red onion Finley chopped
  • cilantro Roughly chopped
  • lime wedges


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onions and garlic and saute for about 5 minutes until onions have softened.
  • Add the chopped jackfruit, broth, lime juice and all the spices to the pot and cover. Reduce heat and let simmer until jackfruit softens and about 1/2 the liquid is gone. About 4-5 minutes.
  • Take a potato masher and smash all the jackfruit up for that shredded texture. Continue cooking until all the liquid is gone.
  • Turn up the heat and cook until jack fruit gets a nice crisp and color to it.
  • Warm up your shells and add your jackfruit taco mixture on each tortilla and top with onions cilantro and a squeeze of lime. If you want you can add hot sauce or your favorite vegan sour cream. Serve and enjoy.

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