Sweet & Sour Cauliflower



Sweet & Sour Cauliflower

Sweet and Sour Cauliflower is a delightful and flavorful vegetarian dish that will satisfy your taste buds and leave you craving for more. The perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess combined with the crispy texture of cauliflower makes this recipe a crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup sweet and sour sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, cornstarch, water, salt, and black pepper to create a batter.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep pan or wok over medium-high heat.
  3. Dip each cauliflower floret into the batter, ensuring it’s well-coated, and then carefully place it into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown and crispy, then remove and drain on paper towels.
  4. In a separate pan, sauté the diced bell pepper and onion until they become tender.
  5. In a saucepan, combine the sweet and sour sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Heat until the sugar is dissolved and the sauce is heated through.
  6. Add the fried cauliflower and pineapple chunks to the sautéed bell pepper and onion.
  7. Pour the sweet and sour sauce over the cauliflower and stir to coat evenly.
  8. Serve hot over cooked rice and garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions if desired.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Sweet & Sour Cauliflower is a delightful and flavorful vegetarian dish that will satisfy your taste buds and leave you craving for more. The perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess combined with the crispy texture of cauliflower makes this recipe a crowd-pleaser.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 65g, Protein: 6g

Sweet & Sour Cauliflower is a must-try recipe that will impress both vegetarians and meat lovers alike. Its vibrant colors and enticing flavors make it a perfect addition to your dinner table. Whether you’re cooking it for a weeknight meal or a special occasion, this dish is sure to become a family favorite.

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