BBQ Jackfruit Tacos with Mango Salsa

These BBQ Jackfruit Tacos with Mango Salsa are a delicious vegan and gluten-free recipe filled with sweet and tangy flavors that the whole family will love.

Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Jackfruit Tacos
Servings: 6
Calories: 228 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
BBQ Jackfruit
Mango Salsa
  • 1 medium mango diced
  • ½ red bell pepper diced
  • ½ jalapeño pepper minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • a few springs of cilantro chopped
  • pinch of salt
Cilantro Cashew Cream
  • ½ cup cashews soaked for 30 minutes
  • ½ cup warm water
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro
Everything Else
  • 6 corn or flour tortillas
  • fresh cilantro
  • jalapeño sliced thin
  1. To make the BBQ Jackfruit: In a shallow dish, combine jackfruit with ½ cup BBQ sauce. Let marinade in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. When ready, heat the oil over medium heat in a cast-iron skillet. Add onions, reduce heat, and sauté until caramelized, about 10 - 12 minutes. Add jackfruit and heat through. Set aside.

  2. To make the Mango Salsa: Combine the ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer to the refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let flavors absorb.
  3. To make the Cilantro Cashew Cream: Drain and rinse the cashews. Place them in a high-speed blender or food processor with the remaining ingredients and process until completely smooth. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. To assemble the tacos: Place a small amount of BBQ jackfruit on each taco. Top with mango salsa, cashew cream, cilantro, and jalapeños. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
BBQ Jackfruit Tacos with Mango Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 453mg20%
Potassium 381mg11%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 700IU14%
Vitamin C 27.9mg34%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.