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Jamaican Style Jerked Jackfruit Slider

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Yield: 12 servings

kikkoman products used:


Tamari Jerk Jackfruit
1 tablespoon All Spice, ground
1 tablespoon, 1 1/2 teaspoons Organic Sugar, unrefined
2 tablespoon, 1 3/4 teaspoons Garlic Cloves, whole
1 1/4 ounces Jalapeno Peppers
2 tablespoon, 1/2 teaspoons Thyme, ground
1 1/4 ounces Green Onion
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg, ground
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper, ground
1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
2 tablespoons, 2 teaspoons Rice Bran Oil
1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon Kikkoman Gluten-Free Tamari Soy Sauce
24 ounces Jackfruit, jerked

Pickled Onion
10 1/2 oz Red Onion, julienne
1/3 cup, 3/4 teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
1/3 cup, 3/4 teaspoon Distilled White Vinegar
1 tablespoon, 1/2 teaspoon Organic Sugar, unrefined
1 tablespoon Kosher Salt

To Order
1 1/2 cups Vegan Mayonnaise
12 Rolls, sliced


Tamari Jerk Jackfruit:
Mix all ingredients except jackfruit in a food processer and blend until smooth and paste is formed. Mix paste with jackfruit  in large bowl. Spread jackfruit on prepared sheet pans and bake at 400 for about 15-25 minutes or until crispy.

Pickled Onion:
Place sliced onion in a non-reactive bowl or pan. Bring 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons of water to a boil, pour over red onions and let sit for 30 seconds and drain. Return onions back to non-reactive container and add vinegar, salt, 2/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons water, and sugar and refrigerate overnight before use.

To Order:
Slice roll and place 2 ounces of jackfruit on the roll and top with 1 ounce of pickled onion. Dress top of roll with 1/2 ounce vegan mayonnaise.

Recipe by Jose Martin, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA


Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

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