Jamaican Jerk Jackfruit

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins


Jamaican Jerk Jackfruit

Steamed Coconut Rice

  • 1 ½ cup jasmine rice
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  • 1/2 x fresh mango or tinned if can’t get fresh – diced into cubes
  • ¼ red onion – finely diced
  • Bunch fresh coriander – rough chopped
  • 1 red chilli fresh – remove seeds, finely dice
  • 1 ripe avocado – cut into large cubes

Other extras

  • 1 x tin black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • Spring onion
  • Fresh limes


  1. Cook the rice: combine all ingredients into a pot, stir together until well mixed. Bring to a boil over a medium heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 18-20 minutes until the rice is tender.
  2. Heat a medium sized fry pan
  3. Add olive oil to pan and bring to medium heat
  4. Add jackfruit and 1 Tbsp jerk seasoning. Fry for 4-5 minutes until the spices become fragrant and the jackfruit caramelises, stir frequently.
  5. Mix all salsa ingredients together in a bowl
  6. Take the drained black beans and gently heat in a pot or in a bowl in the microwave
  7. To serve lay a base of steamed rice followed by the black beans and then a generous serve of the jerk jackfruit. Spoon the salsa on the side and garnish with the sliced spring onions and a wedge of lime.
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