Janice and Rick Rodgers are U.S. Air Drive veterans who made a change to a 100-percent vegan food plan about 4 years in the past. Armed with a ardour for plant-based meals, they began RayJay’s Really feel Good Meals, first as a pop-up, then as a meals truck in February 2020. The truck nonetheless roams round Houston, however the couple has since secured a spot at Blodgett Meals Corridor, a ghost kitchen in Third Ward.
Jackfruit is a standard meat substitute in vegan delicacies. RayJay’s serves a barbecue jackfruit sandwich made within the model of a pulled pork sandwich. They make their very own barbecue sauce and chipotle vegan mayonnaise, however you’ll be able to substitute in your favourite model.
BBQ JACKFRUIT PULLED “POKE” SANDWICH
1 20-ounce can of younger jackfruit in brine
1 cup vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon floor black pepper
2 cups barbecue sauce of your selection
1/2 tablespoon Montreal steak seasoning
1 teaspoon vegan mayonnaise of your selection (RayJay’s makes use of chipotle mayo)
4 vegan hamburger buns
Preheat oven to 350 levels.
Drain brine from can. Rinse jackfruit completely, two to 3 occasions. Take away pits from jackfruit (leaving them in will end in a briny and salty style, even after the jackfruit is cooked). Slice the jackfruit into shredded-size items to resemble a “pulled” consistency.
Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with foil and place jackfruit in it. Pour vegetable broth into pan with jackfruit and blend effectively. Add floor black pepper.
Cowl pan with foil and place in oven for 1 hour, till the jackfruit absorbs the vegetable broth flavors.
Take away from oven. Drain any extra broth not absorbed by the jackfruit.
Add barbecue sauce and steak seasoning to the jackfruit combination and bake for an additional hour, uncovered.
Unfold vegan mayonnaise on the underside bun. Add the barbecue jackfruit. Prime with dill pickle and onion slices, then the highest bun.
Makes 4 sandwiches
From Rick (Ray) and Janice (Jay) Rodgers, RayJay’s Really feel Good Meals
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