How to choose, prepare, and store Jackfruit.
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Buying Jackfruit

Look for:
jackfruit that gives off a sweet smell, which it will begin to do a few days before it is ripe. Choose jackfruit that gives a little with gentle pressure.

jackfruit that does not have a strong smell, as it is probably not ripe.

Seasonality: All year

Storing Jackfruit

Refrigerate up to 7 days and freeze up to 2 months.

Preparing Jackfruit

Oil your knife and the hand that will be touching the jackfruit before cutting. Jackfruit is very sticky.

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