Baked popcorn cauliflower with hot honey

Based on 11 ratings

Hanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
cauliflower
100 g honey
10 g chili sauce
100 g flour
20 g starch
50 g yogurt
130 ml water
1 tsp salt
½ tsp smoked paprika powder
1 clove garlic
200 g panko breadcrumbs
15 g basil
vegetable oil (for greasing)
flaky sea salt (for garnish)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • saucepan
  • rubber spatula
  • glass jar
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot
  • colander
  • kitchen towel
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • fine grater
  • parchment paper
  • pastry brush

Nutrition per serving

Cal
895
Protein
22 g
Fat
14 g
Carb
176 g
  • Step 1/4

    Add honey to a small saucepan over medium heat until honey is very runny. Stir in chili sauce and simmer briefly, making sure it never reaches a boil. Keep stirring until well combined. Pour into a jar and set aside.
    • 100 g honey
    • 10 g chili sauce
    • saucepan
    • rubber spatula
    • glass jar

    Add honey to a small saucepan over medium heat until honey is very runny. Stir in chili sauce and simmer briefly, making sure it never reaches a boil. Keep stirring until well combined. Pour into a jar and set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Divide cauliflower into small florets. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt generously, and add the florets. Let boil for approx. 3 — 4 min. Drain and transfer to a kitchen towel-lined baking sheet to dry.
    • cauliflower
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • pot
    • colander
    • kitchen towel
    • baking sheet

    Divide cauliflower into small florets. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt generously, and add the florets. Let boil for approx. 3 — 4 min. Drain and transfer to a kitchen towel-lined baking sheet to dry.

  • Step 3/4

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F. In a deep plate, mix together flour, starch, yogurt, water, salt and smoked paprika. Grate garlic over the plate with a fine grater and mix everything to combine. Add panko breadcrumbs to a separate deep plate. Dredge cauliflower florets in the yogurt mixture, then roll in panko.
    • 100 g flour
    • 20 g starch
    • 50 g yogurt
    • 130 ml water
    • 1 tsp salt
    • ½ tsp smoked paprika powder
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 200 g panko breadcrumbs
    • oven
    • fine grater

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F. In a deep plate, mix together flour, starch, yogurt, water, salt and smoked paprika. Grate garlic over the plate with a fine grater and mix everything to combine. Add panko breadcrumbs to a separate deep plate. Dredge cauliflower florets in the yogurt mixture, then roll in panko.

  • Step 4/4

    Grease and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Then grease the parchment paper. Spread cauliflower on top and let bake for approx. 30 min. Brush some basil with a little oil, lay over the cauliflower, and bake for approx. 5 min. more. Garnish with more basil and sprinkle with flaky sea salt. Serve crispy popcorn cauliflower with hot honey. Enjoy!
    • 15 g basil
    • vegetable oil (for greasing)
    • flaky sea salt (for garnish)
    • parchment paper
    • pastry brush

    Grease and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Then grease the parchment paper. Spread cauliflower on top and let bake for approx. 30 min. Brush some basil with a little oil, lay over the cauliflower, and bake for approx. 5 min. more. Garnish with more basil and sprinkle with flaky sea salt. Serve crispy popcorn cauliflower with hot honey. Enjoy!

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