Kung Pao Cauliflower Bites

Recipe By : Heavenly Recipes


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Kung Pao Cauliflower Bites


Ingredients for Batter

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 ½ cups soy milk, or water

1 head cauliflower, cut into florets

Ingredients for Sauce:

½ cup soy sauce

½ cup agave nectar

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 teaspoons ginger

1 tablespoon cornstarch

fresh chives, finely chopped, for serving

sesame seeds, for serving

rice, cooked, for serving


    STEP - 1

    Preheat the oven to 450ºF (230ºC). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

    STEP - 2

    In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and soy milk, and whisk until smooth.

    STEP - 3

    Add the cauliflower florets to the batter and toss until fully coated.

    STEP - 4

    Transfer the coated cauliflower to the baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, or until the coating looks dry.

    STEP - 5

    Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan over high heat, combine the soy sauce, agave, sesame oil, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, and cornstarch, and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Turn off the heat and let sit for 10 minutes to thicken.

    STEP - 6

    Remove the cauliflower from the oven and transfer to a large bowl to cool for 5 minutes. Leave the oven on.

    STEP - 7

    Add the sauce to the bowl and toss the cauliflower until completely coated, then return to a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for another 10 minutes.

    STEP - 8

    Top the cauliflower with chives and sesame seeds, and serve over rice, if desired.

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