Jackfruit Carnitas

Taco Tuesday will never be the same with this mouthwatering and delicious vegan version of carnitas.

  • Servings 4-6
  • 45 mins.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 20 oz. cans Green Jackfruit in brine, rinsed and coarsely chopped
  • ¾ cup Orange Juice
  • ¾ cup Olive Oil
  • ½  tsp. Pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Salt
  • ¼ tbsp. Chili Flakes
  • 2 tbsp. Cumin Powder
  • Cilantro, to garnish

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, add jackfruit and all dry ingredients and mix together. Add ½ cup orange juice and ½ cup olive oil. Reserve leftover juice and oil for the last few minutes of cooking.
  2. Preheat nonstick pan to medium high heat.
  3. Add jackfruit to pan, and allow to brown all around. Use the back of a spoon to break down jackfruit pieces until it is shredded.
  4. Once shredded and brown, add remaining juice and oil and cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and serve with warm corn tortillas.

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Add 2 tbsp. Achiote Powder for extra flavor

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