Five Spice Jackfruit Lettuce Cups Assembly Instructions

Five Spice Jackfruit Lettuce Cups Assembly Instructions

Sara ReillyAugust 03, 2021

Meatless Monday August 2, 2021


Pulled jackfruit seasoned with Chinese 5 spice, cucumber and cilantro slaw in tender butter lettuce cups with peanut and hoisin sauce for garnish. Served with coconut long grain rice and orange broccoli with tofu.


  • One bag lettuce
  • One pan jackfruit
  • 1 container hoisin sauce
  • 1 bag chopped peanuts
  • One bag sliced cucumber
  • One bag slaw
  • One container dressing
  • One pan coconut long grain And one pan broccoli for 4 person kits, one pan rice and broccoli together for 2 person kits.


  • Add a couple tablespoons of water to the pan of rice then heat in the covered pan in the oven at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Brocolli can be cooked alongside rice in the oven. Alternatively you can put both in a microwave safe container and heat in a microwave, stirring every 60 seconds until internal temperature of 165. 
  • Jackfruit can be heated in the oven in a covered pan at the same time as rice is cooking for 20+ minutes or until 165 degrees. Alternatively it can be heated on the stovetop in a fry pan over medium heat with a table spoon or two of oil or in the microwave in a microwave safe dish. 
  • Toss dressing with slaw.


  • Split rice and brocolli amongst four plates.
  • Split jackfruit on to lettuce leaves amongst the four plates.
  • Dress the cups with cucumber, slaw, peanuts and hoisin sauce.
  • Serve extra slaw on the side, if desired.