natures charm jackfruit vegan tacos

Jackfruit Tacos

Oh Nature’s Charm you have excelled yourselves

Can you tell these tacos are vegan? Nope? I thought not…

Jackfruit has become a regular visitor on the vegan scene for it’s meat like appearance and texture. It’s a versatile ingredient that can be flavoured in so many ways. I created a delicious teriyaki sauce to marinade the jackfruit in, and it turned out to be SO SO good.

Tacos are the perfect dish to cook for groups of people, as you can plate up each component, and let your guests create their own. They’re also great to prepare in advance and have on the go.

The flavours of the teriyaki jackfruit are divine, and you’ll shock your meat eating guests into wanting to try more vegan foods. Plus it takes only minutes to cook. Which means you can feed the hungry mob in no time.

Natures Charm have an amazing range of vegan products including their jackfruit, and I love their beliefs and the story behind the brand. Converting from an omnivorous diet, like the lady behind the brand, I found somethings difficult to replace. And I’ll be honest, there was stuff that I missed. But Nature’s Charm are doing their upmost to create all the deliciousness to ensure those following a vegan diet don’t feel like they’re missing out. Which is fab! Keep doing what you’re doing guys. I’m spreading the love loud and clear over here in the UK.

Makes 2-3 people
takes approx. 20 minutes

2 cans natures charm green confit jackfruit
2 tablespoons of corn starch
3 tablespoons of sesame oil
3 tablespoons of soy sauce (use gluten free if required)
1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
1 clove of garlic (crushed)
1 tablespoon of brown sugar or sweetener of choice
6 small tacos
200g cooked rice
chopped spring onions
sesame seeds
1 tablespoon of sriracha sauce
3 tablespoons of vegan mayonnaise

1. In a bowl combine corn starch, sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic and brown sugar.
2. In a saucepan over a medium heat, add your marinade and stir until it starts to thicken. Add a drop of boiling water if needed.
3. Next add in the jackfruit along with the oil from the cans, shred the jackfruit into pieces, and combine in the teriyaki marinade.
4. Cook for 8-10 minutes stirring occasionally, before draining any excess oil from the jackfruit.
5. Load tacos with cooked rice and teriyaki jackfruit.
6. Combine sriracha and mayonnaise and drizzle over tacos, before garnishing with chopped spring onions and sesame seeds.

Enjoy! – share and tag your creations with me on Instagram @whatluceeats


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