The 2nd annual Utah Healthy Food Expo is around the corner and Chef Brandon Price from Even Stevens is with us today showing a sneak peek of the demo he will be doing at the expo, jackfruit carnitas.
Recipe: Jackfruit Carnitas.
- 1/2 fresh green jackfruit(skin removed and chopped into chunks) or 6 cans green jackfruit(drained and rinsed)
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 10 whole cumin seeds
- 6 cloves of garlic
- 1 liter of orange juice
- 4 jalapeños
- 1 lemon (zest and juice)
- 1 lime (zest and juice)
- 4 Tablespoons of chopped cilantro
- 1 tablespoon chopped oregano
Method: place olive oil in pan over medium heat. Add cumin and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes until cumin is fragrant. Add jackfruit and stir frequently for about a 2 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 20 minuets or until the jackfruit is tender and sauce is reduced.
The expo is showcasing dozens of healthy food options. To get in you can either bring a can of food to donate to the Utah Food Bank or you can get half off tickets on our website at healthyfoodutah.com/goodthingsutah/.
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