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Honey Chilli Cauliflower

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
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Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - Cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup (200 g) - flour
  • 2 tsp - Corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 200 ml - oil, to deep fry Cauliflower florets
  • Extra 1 tbsp - oil
  • 6 shallots, cut into slices / 2 tbsp - spring onions, chopped
  • 1 inch piece green Ginger or normal Ginger
  • 1 capsicum, remove seeds and cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp - Honey
  • 2 tsp - Corn flour
  • 1 cup - water (200 ml)
  • 2 tbsp - Chinese chilli sauce or normal chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp (or 3 tsp) - Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp - Spring onion greens, for garnishing

How to Make

  • Wash and clean cauliflower florets. Drain out the water thoroughly. Wipe each piece with a kitchen towel.
  • Coat cauliflower florets lightly with flour - corn flour mixture, which has been seasoned with salt.
  • Fry half the cauliflower florets, in deep hot oil, until golden brown.
  • Reduce heat and cook for approximately five minutes, or until the cauliflower florets softens / is cooked through.
  • Remove from oil and drain on an absorbent paper.
  • Repeat with the remaining cauliflower florets. Pour off excess oil.
  • In another pan / wok, heat 1 tbsp oil. Add sliced shallots / spring onions and fry, till light pink in colour.
  • Add peeled and grated green ginger / normal ginger to the pan. Saute gently for one minute.
  • Add capsicum cubes and fry for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Add honey and stir for one minute.
  • Add combined corn flour, water, chilli sauce, lemon juice and soy sauce. Stir until the sauce boils and thickens.
  • Add deep fried cauliflower pieces, toss in sauce for three minutes or until cauliflower is heated through.
  • Decorate with spring onion greens. You can also sprinkle shallow fried chopped garlic. Serve hot with rice / fried rice / noodles.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World