Cauliflower General Tao

Cauliflower General Tao


All the family LOVES this recipe of Cauliflower General Tao. They love it when a veggie dish is a reminder of the “real deal” and it’s even more delicious . 

For a long I wanted to make cauliflower with a General Tao sauce, I was sure it was going to taste delicious ! So I tried it and Bang ! Now this dish often come back on the menu .

Not only is this General Tao dish vegan,  it’s so delicious, and we don’t really don’t miss the meat. It does take a little bite of time to make, but I promise you it’s worth it ! Cauliflower is in season at the moment so they are very cheap, which makes this dish significantly less expensive than if done it with chicken.

GENERAL TAO CAULIFLOWER


Cauliflower General Tao

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Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp. of avocado oil
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp. soy milk
  • ½ cupunbleached flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 1 cauliflower, in florets
  • Sauce
  • ¼ cup of Vegan soy sauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • A clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ofsambal eolek
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • A small green onion, chopped
  • Roasted sesame seeds
  • Cooked rice
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 450F.
  2. In a bowl, combine milk, flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. Soak the cauliflower florets
  4. Place the florets on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and cook for 20 minutes
  5. During this time prepare the sauce.
  6. Place soy sauce, maple syrup, vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and sambal eolek in a small saucepan.
  7. Over medium heat, simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Mix the cornstarch with a little water to dilute it and then add to the sauce. Mix well.
  9. Remove the florets from the oven, add to the sauce and mix well to coat the florets in the sauce. Remove from the heat
  10. Serve over rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions.

GENERAL TAO CAULIFLOWER

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