We always have a laugh in the happy pear and most recently we were messing with Marty one of our Baristas about kebabs. Marty loves a good old fashioned kebab and being us we were talking up a vegan option to him which resulted in a challenge which resulted in this video!


Chilli Sauce:

  • 6 whole chillies
  • 1x400ml can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 100ml apple juice
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pinch of black pepper

Garlic Sauce:

  • 1 head of roasted garlic
  • 300ml soy milk
  • 1 tbsp smooth mustard
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • juice of half a lime
  • 300ml of sunflower oil


  • 1 can of unripe jackfruit in brine
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • Wholemeal pitta, naan bread or wrap to serve
  • Spinach,onions, pickled chillies and tomatoes to serve


  • Blend together all the ingredients for the chilli sauce
  • Put in a saucepan to reduce. Bring to the boil and then leave to reduce at a low heat
  • Add the garlic sauce ingredients to a blender bar the oil
  • Blend together and once mixed, put on a low speed
  • While the blender is on a low speed, slowly pour in the oil to create an emulsion
  • With your sauces done, it’s time for the ‘meat’!
  • Drain and rinse your jackfruit and finely slice
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in the pan and add your chopped jackfruit
  • Cook to 4-5 minutes on a high heat
  • Add two tablespoons of tamari, two teaspoons of maple syrup and 5 tbsp of the chilli sauce and coat the jackfruit
  • Once it’s nice and grizzly and caramelising it’s ready to go!
  • Serve in a pitta or something else of your choice with the sauces and some toppings!