food

Asian Fried "Chicken"

Get that Asian fried chicken flavor you love, minus the guilt and the chicken, thanks to cauliflower.

food

Asian Fried "Chicken"

Get that Asian fried chicken flavor you love, minus the guilt and the chicken, thanks to cauliflower.

Ingredients

Asian Fried "Chicken"

  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon potato starch
  • Pinch pepper
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 3 cups avocado oil
  • Large lettuce leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons agave
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Steps

Asian Fried "Chicken"

  1. Start by cutting the cauliflower head into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine rice flour, salt, baking soda, potato starch, onion powder, pepper and water. Place shredded coconut in a separate bowl.
  3. Dump cauliflower into batter, then into coconut.
  4. In a deep-sided pan over medium heat, heat avocado oil to around 375 degrees.
  5. Using tongs, place cauliflower into the oil, rotating occasionally for about 3 minutes until golden. Once finished, place on paper towels.
  6. Place “chicken” on lettuce. Top with sauce, sesame seeds and chopped green onion.

Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients, and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds.