Jackfruit & Hibiscus Tacos Dorados Assembly Instructions

Jackfruit & Hibiscus Tacos Dorados Assembly Instructions

sara reillyNovember 02, 2020

Meatless Monday, November 2, 2020


Tacos dorados with guajillo chile spiced jackfruit & hibiscus flowers, served with crispy fried corn tortillas, topped with cilantro lime slaw, pico & avocado. Comes with refried black beans and poblano-cilantro green rice.


  • 1 pan jackfruit
  • 1 bag taco seasoning
  • 1 dozen tortillas
  • 1 quart slaw
  • 2 avocados
  • 12 oz. pico
  • 1 pan rice
  • 1 pan beans
  • 1 bonus bag of chips 


  • Preheat oven to 400, add covered pan of beans, cook for 15 minutes, add 2 tablespoons of water to rice and recover, add pan of rice to oven, continue baking both pans for 15-20 minutes or until 165 degrees.
  • Jackfruit can be heated two ways, one option is to saute in a fry pan over medium heat with a tablespoon or two of oil. Sprinkle as much seasoning as desired and cook until slightly crispy. Alternatively, you can leave jackfruit in the pan, uncovered and sprinkle with as much seasoning as desired and bake alongside the beans.
  • Tortillas can be prepared several ways: 
  1. Most traditionally you can warm the tortillas (wrapped in foil for oven or towel for microwave) until pliable. Then add the heated jackfruit, fold in half and fry both sides of the tortilla until crisp. Drain on paper towels and keep warm in oven until all are done.
  2. Heat 1/4 inch of neutral cooking oil in a small fry pan. Once hot enough to sizzle a drop of water add a tortilla. Using tongs gently swish and turn the tortilla until it becomes slightly rigid, then fold it gently using the tongs and trying to keep a large enough opening for the fillings. Drain on papertowels. 
  3. Brush tortillas lightly with oil. Drape them over the oven rack over a sheet pan to catch any drops of oil. Bake until desired texture, approxiamately 10 minutes.
  4. Alternatively, you could always just warm the tortillas until pliable and serve them street taco style.
  • Slice or dice avocados.
  • Toss cabbage with slaw dressing.
  • Stuff tacos with jackfruit, slaw, pico de gallo and avocado.


  • Divide tacos, beans and rice onto dinner plates. 
  • We accidentally made chips ;)  they can be used for dipping in beans and in leftover pico de gallo, or save 'em for later, whatevs.