Spicy Sriracha Cauliflower Bites: Addictively Good
Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with our Spicy Sriracha Cauliflower Bites – the perfect balance of heat, flavor, and crunch in every mouthful. This addictive recipe will leave you craving for more.
- 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup milk (or plant-based milk for a vegan option)
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup Sriracha sauce
- 2 tablespoons melted butter (or olive oil)
- 1 tablespoon honey (or maple syrup)
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
- Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a bowl, whisk together the flour, milk, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper to make the batter.
- Dip each cauliflower floret into the batter, letting the excess drip off, then roll it in panko breadcrumbs to coat evenly. Place the coated florets on the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the cauliflower bites are crispy and golden.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the Sriracha sauce, melted butter, honey, and soy sauce to create the spicy glaze.
- Toss the baked cauliflower bites in the spicy glaze until they are well-coated.
- Place the glazed cauliflower bites back on the baking sheet and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
- Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.
Total time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Spicy Sriracha Cauliflower Bites are irresistibly delicious, offering a fiery kick and a delightful crunch in every bite. They make for an excellent appetizer, snack, or even a unique side dish.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Total Fat: 6g | Sodium: 580mg | Total Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g
Indulge in the bold flavors of these cauliflower bites that deliver an addictively spicy experience. Whether you’re entertaining guests or simply treating yourself, these bites are sure to be the star of any gathering. The combination of crispy cauliflower, zesty Sriracha glaze, and the fresh hint of cilantro create a harmony that dances on your taste buds. Share these bites with friends and family, but be prepared to make a second batch – they disappear quickly! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to elevate your snacking game with this incredible recipe. Enjoy the heat!