Roasted Breadfruit

Recipe by WizzyTheStick

Breadfruit is a large fruit with bumpy green skin and a bland cream-colored center. It was originally brought to the Caribbean as an inexpensive food source for slaves. It is available at Latin American specialty stores.


  1. Roast the breadfruit whole over charcoal (the best method), or directly over a gas burner.
  2. Turn the fruit as it begins to char. The roasting takes about an hour.
  3. When steam starts to escape from the stem end, the breadfruit is done.
  4. Remove the breadfruit from the fire, and cut a circle at the stem end.
  5. Scoop out the heart, and discard it.
  6. Scoop out the meat, or cut off the charred outer skin, and cut the meat into slices, and serve it hot with butter.

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