Crispy Baked Orange Cauliflower

Crispy Baked Orange Cauliflower

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"It might sound like a strange combination, but when you bite into this crispy cauliflower dripping with a sweet and tangy sauce, you won’t care where the chicken is. This recipe rivals your favourite orange chicken but will let you invite your vegetarian friends over for dinner ;-)"

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

7 min

Baking

20 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
½
cauliflower
125 g
panko breadcrumbs
1
eggs
45 g
orange juice
1 tbsp
water
25 g
sugar
¾ tbsp
vinegar
20 g
light soy sauce
1 cloves
garlic
½ tsp
ginger
½ tbsp
Sriracha
½ tbsp
ketchup
1 tbsp
cornflour
½ tbsp
water
1
scallions (for garnish)
½ pinch
sesame seed (for serving)
rice (for serving)

Utensils

bowl, knife, saucepan

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  • Step 1/9

    Pre-heat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6

  • Step 2/9

    • 125 g panko breadcrumbs
    • 1 eggs
    • bowl

    Break two eggs into one bowl and whisk together. Put the panko breadcrumbs into another bowl.

  • Step 3/9

    • ½ cauliflower
    • knife

    Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized florets.

  • Step 4/9

    Dip the cauliflower florets into the whisked egg, then into the breadcrumbs to coat evenly. Do this in batches. Put the coated florets onto a baking sheet in a single layer.

  • Step 5/9

    Add the baking tray into the oven for about 20 minutes (or until golden and crunchy).

  • Step 6/9

    • 45 g orange juice
    • 1 tbsp water
    • 25 g sugar
    • ¾ tbsp vinegar
    • 20 g light soy sauce
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • ½ tsp ginger
    • ½ tbsp Sriracha
    • ½ tbsp ketchup
    • saucepan

    While the cauliflower bakes, combine all the sauce ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

  • Step 7/9

    • 1 tbsp cornflour
    • ½ tbsp water

    Add the slurry ingredients together in a small bowl and mix until smooth and pour into the sauce to thicken. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

  • Step 8/9

    Once the cauliflower is cooked, place them into a bowl and pour over the sauce. Gently toss to coat the cauliflower.

  • Step 9/9

    • 1 scallions (for garnish)
    • ½ pinch sesame seed (for serving)
    • rice (for serving)

    Garnish with chopped scallions and sesame seeds if desired. You can serve on a bed of vegetable rice (optional)

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Crispy Baked Orange Cauliflower

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