Jackfruit is a spiky looking 25-40 pound fruit that grows on trees in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. It is mild in flavor and takes on the flavor or whatever you season it with. As you'll see in these recipes, it makes for an excellent chicken and pulled pork replacement
Jackfruit is found in most grocers these days, typically in the international sections or canned fruit sections. There are three main types of jackfruit you will find in stores. - fresh jackfruit - canned jackfruit in syrup - canned jackfruit in brine ** For savory jackfruit recipes you want the brined version!