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Incredible Edible Breadfruit

Incredible Edible Breadfruit

Cooking with breadfruit sounds exotic because breadfruit does not look like your typical supermarket fruit. Breadfruit is cooked by baking, steaming, frying, dried and ground into flour.


Eating breadfruit

What is breadfruit

Breadfruits are edible large cantaloupe size fruit yellow green in color with hard starchy white flesh similar to a potato. Skin texture of breadfruit ranges from smooth to rough to spiny. 

It is easy to select breadfruit select a firm to the touch breadfruit creamy white or pale yellow inside. Cooking breadfruit is as easy as baking a potato. Baked breadfruit taste similar to potatoes and when making breadfruit treat breadfruit as you would a potato. 

Your new best cooking friend incredible edible breadfruit is rich in riboflavin, iron, niacin, thiamin, potassium, copper, magnesium, calcium, zinc, manganese, selenium and phosphorus.


Baked Breadfruit Recipe


Ingredients      
1 whole breadfruit, peeled and sliced into 12ths  
Salt, desired amount
¼ cup butter

Directions
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly oil a large sheet pan. 

Peel the breadfruit; remove the core, cut into 12 even wedges, place on baking sheet and brush with butter and sprinkle with salt. 

Baked 45 minutes or until breadfruit is tender. 

Sprinkle with more salt and brush with extra butter. Serve warm with steak and vegetables. 


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