Jackfruit chunk 1 Kg Pack

Category: fresh fruit, green, Thailand

Jackfruit?grows in parts of Asia and is the largest fruit that can be found on a tree.

It belongs to the same family as figs and mulberries (but doesn't t look or taste anything like either). Although it can grow up to a whopping metre long, it?s usually around a sizeable 30cm in length.

Cropped Image Of Hands Showing Jackfruit

What does jackfruit taste like?

Fresh, ripe, uncooked jackfruit has a delightfully sweet, tropical flavour, somewhere between?pineapple?and?mango?(some liken it to Juicy Fruit chewing gum).

It occasionally has a savoury whiff, but this doesn't t affect the flavour. Young, unripe green jackfruit? usually found in tins - isn't sweet and has a neutral taste (if you ve ever eaten a tinned artichoke heart straight from the can, it s a bit like that).

This version is best cooked into a savoury recipe with plenty of spices and seasoning to pep it up.

What kind of texture does jackfruit have?

When fresh and ripe, the texture is a little like pineapple, but waxier and less juicy.

Unripe, the firmer, stringy, slightly fibrous nature it possesses is why it has become a beloved?vegan?staple ? it?s perfect as a substitute for pulled pork, especially because its bland flavour adapts to whatever sauce you pair it with.

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