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Recipe Baked 'Honey' Sesame Cauliflower

The ever-trendy and oh-so-dreamy crispy cauliflower wing gets a new twist -- with this sweet & salty glaze that packs a flavour like no other. A sweet nectar of the gods!

You will need

Serves 4

  • 1 cup chickpea or plain flour
  • 1 1/2 cup soy or almond milk (can sub water, in which case use a little less)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 whole cauliflower, chopped into small florets

‘Honey’ sauce

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or rice malt syrup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or sub with 1/2 teaspoon salt)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (can omit if avoiding oil)
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sesame seeds

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15 mins to prep

20 mins to cook

  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray.

  2. Step 2

    To make the batter for the cauliflower, combine the flour, milk and seasonings in a medium bowl. Mix until smooth.

  3. Step 3

    To make the ‘honey’ sauce, mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.

  4. Step 4

    Dip each cauliflower floret in the batter shaking off the excess. Place the battered cauliflower on the lined baking tray making sure they aren’t overlapping.

  5. Step 5

    Bake the cauliflower for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

  6. Step 6

    When the cauliflower is cool enough to touch, place all of them in a large serving bowl or deep serving plate. Drizzle the honey sauce over the cauliflower and toss until combined. Serve the cauliflower hot with rice or as desired.