Gai Lan Stir Fry with Jackfruit (Vegan)


½ lb Jackfruit pods 

2 cups of Gai Lan 

¼ cup avocado oil 

½ cup thinly slice sweet onion 

1 garlic clove – minced 

2 tsp fresh ginger – grated or minced 

½ tsp fresh grated turmeric root 

1 Red bell pepper – seeded, cut into thin strips 

¼ cup matchstick carrots 

¼ cup scallion – thinly sliced 

1 Tbsp Maggi seasoning 


  1. Place the Jackfruit on a large sheet of wax paper. Coat a large knife with non-stick spray. Cut the Jackfruit as you would a watermelon. Remove the hard white core & seeds and discard the white fibrous strands. You want all the bright yellow pods. 
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over high heat. Add Jackfruit pods & saute’, stirring occasionally until golden brown. Remove from skillet & set aside. 
  3. In the same skillet (add more oil if necessary), saute’ the onions, garlic, ginger & turmeric root until fragrant (less than 1 min) 
  4. Add in the red bell pepper, Gai Lan & carrots. Saute’ additional 5 mins. Stirring occasionally. 
  5. Add the jackfruit pods, scallion & Maggi seasoning into the skillet. Mix thoroughly until heated through. (about 1-2 mins). Remove from heat. 
  6. Can be served as is or over rice or quinoa.