Fried Cauliflower

Fried Cauliflower

  • 3 cups cauliflower
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup flour*
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1. Remove stems from cauliflower and break florets into small pieces.
  • 2. Place pieces in colander and wash thoroughly.
  • 3. Break egg into medium bowl and beat with whisk. Add cauliflower to egg and toss until all pieces are coated. Remove from egg and place in colander to drain.
  • 4. Measure flour, salt and pepper into plastic freezer bag. Add cauliflower. Seal top of bag and shake to dust all the florets.
  • 5. Pour cauliflower pieces from bag into dry colander. Shake lightly to remove excess flour.
  • 6. In 12" skillet, fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  • 7. Reduce heat to low. Cover pan and continue to cook on low heat until tender but not mushy. Remove lid and fry for few more minutes.
  • 8. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.
  • Serves 4

*Replace flour with dry bread crumbs, if desired.