I know. I’m late to the Jackfruit game.
You all know that I’m a true meat eater but I’ve been drifting towards a more balanced approach lately and trying to incorporate a number of meat-free meals into our week.
Let’s be clear, with a pair of tradesman carnivores in the house, I need to make sure that what goes in front of them is both creative AND delicious.
When I started looking for recipes using jackfruit all I could find was what seemed like a million “pulled pork” recipes. Now, I don’t have a problem with that but I wanted to start playing with some fresh, fast summer dishes.
I thought of one of my favourite summer treats from way back, a chicken gyros eaten while walking around the waterfront on a hot night.
I took all of the bright and zesty flavours of a greek marinade and infused the shredded jackfruit with them and then added it to a bowl of all of the other fresh flavours that I remember.
The pita wrap isn’t necessary, in my opinion, but if you want to serve this with pita then you go for it.