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Sticky Orange Sauce Cauliflower

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Orange Sauce Cauliflower served with fragrant jasmine rice. This dish is vegetarian yet it’s so yummy and flavorful.


Sticky Orange Sauce Cauliflower

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Sticky Orange Sauce Cauliflower served with fragrant jasmine rice. This dish is vegetarian yet it’s so yummy and flavorful.

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  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Produce
  • Diet: VegetarianDiet


Units Scale
  • 1 Head of Cauliflower
  • 1/3 cup Flour
  • 1/3 cup Corn starch, maize starch, or cornflour
  • Cold Water (enough to form a batter)
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste

Orange Sauce

  • 1 cup of Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup of Sugar/ Honey
  • 2 Tbsp. Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Ground Ginger & Garlic
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. Cornflour & Water
  • 1 Orange for zest
  • Chopped Spring Onion (garnish)
  • Sesame Seeds (garnish)


Orange Cauliflower

  1. Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients with the water to form a batter.
  3. Dip the cauliflower pieces in the batter then fry in batches until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Drain and set aside.

Orange Sauce

  1. Add orange juice, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and chili flakes to a saucepan and heat for about 5 minutes.
  2. Whisk the cornflour into enough water to form a smooth slurry.
  3. Add to the orange sauce and whisk.
  4. Cook until the sauce begins to thicken.
  5. Once thick, remove from heat and add in the zest.
  6. Pour the sauce over the cauliflower pieces and toss well to ensure an even coating.
  7. Garnish and enjoy!!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 197
  • Sugar: 19
  • Sodium: 500
  • Fat: 9
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 28
  • Fiber: 6
  • Protein: 5
  • Cholesterol: 1

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Sticky Orange Sauce Cauliflower

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6 thoughts on “Sticky Orange Sauce Cauliflower”

  1. I love finding vegetarian recipes, and this one sounds pretty good! I am thinking it is like a sweet/sour dish.

    Thank you for sharing this recipe at the Sunday Sunshine Blog Hop 76! SSBH 77 is now open for entries, so come on over!


    • Hi Laurie. Thank you so much and I hope you enjoy this Sticky Orange Sauce Cauliflower. Thanks for the invite to SSBH 77: I already linked up this week with = 22+23 and will revisit again tomorrow to check out other entries. Do not forget to some and share your links at InLinkz 277 Senior Salon Pit Stop (it will open at 2:15 am Vancouver BC time. Hope to see you there as well.

  2. I used to detest cauliflower but now I like it and look for recipes where it’s at the centre of things. This looks delicious! Thanks for linking.


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