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Vegan jackfruit recipes like buffalo wing nuggets

Buffalo Wing Jackfruit Nuggets

Vegan jackfruit nuggets are delicious and plant based.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword jackfruit, plant based diet, vegan, vegetables
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 245 kcal
Author admin


  • 2 (14 oz) Cans of jackfruit in brine or water
  • 1 Cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar 
  • 3 Tbsp buffalo sauce 
  • 3/4 Cup All purpose flour
  • 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp sea salt
  • 1 Cup vegetable or olive oil for frying

For The Vegan Ranch Dipping Sauce

  • 1.5 Cups cup vegan mayo 
  • 1/4 Cup unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 Tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 Tsp dried dill
  • 1 Tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Sea salt


  1. Carefully drain and rinse the jackfruit

  2. Combine 1 cup of almond milk with 1-1/2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and allow to sit for about 5 minutes.  After 5 minutes, add the jackfruit pieces.  Set aside.

  3. In medium mixing bowl combine all the dry batter ingredients (3/4 c All Purpose Flour, 1/4 c Cornstarch, 1 tbsp Baking Powder, and 1 tbsp salt) and mix. 

  4. In a large frying pan bring the oil to a medium high heat.  

  5. Take a 3 or 4 prepped jackfruit pieces  at a time from the wet mixture and toss in the flour mixture and coat.

  6. Then back in the wet ingredients again and one more time in the dry ingredients.

  7. Carefully drop coated jackfruit pieces in the hot oil, move around a little bitRemove with a strainer after 5-7 minutes.

For The Vegan Ranch

  1. Combine all the ingredients and whisk vigorously until thoroughly combined

  2. Cover with plastic wrap and set in the fridge for 30 minutes