Jackfruit Curry




549 per portion


1 tbsp. coconut oil

1 cup (225g) Jasmine rice, uncooked

1 yellow onion, chopped

4 tbsp. red Thai curry paste

1 sweet potato, peeled & chopped into bite-size chunks

1 cup (165g) chickpeas, drained & rinsed

1½ cups (350ml) coconut milk, canned

1 cup (175g) canned jackfruit, chopped

handful cilantro, chopped

1 lime, to garnish

How To

Cook rice according to instructions on the packaging.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion in, frequently stirring for about 5-6 minutes until fragrant. Add the curry paste, stir and cook for another minute.

Add in the sweet potato, chickpeas and coconut milk to the skillet and stir to combine.

Allow the sauce to heat up until simmering. Let it continue to simmer for about 10-15 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender enough to be easily pierced with a fork. 

If the mixture gets too thick (or dry), you can add water to the pan, ¼ cup (60ml) at a time, up to ½ cup (120ml).

Lastly, add the jackfruit and cook for another 2-3 minutes until heated through. Taste and season with salt and pepper, if needed.

Serve curry over rice with cilantro and a squeeze of lime.

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