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Deep-Fried Cauliflower and Lemon Sauce


"This is generally used as a side dish. It is vegetarian and is great with any type of sandwich or veggie burger."
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17 m servings 531 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Whisk eggs in a small bowl until smooth.
  3. Pour flour onto a shallow dish.
  4. Dip each cauliflower floret in beaten egg; coat with flour. Fry in hot oil until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes.
  5. Whisk mayonnaise and lemon juice together in a bowl to make sauce. Serve sauce alongside fried cauliflower.


  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of breading ingredients. The actual amount of breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 531 calories; 42.7 g fat; 28.8 g carbohydrates; 9.6 g protein; 150 mg cholesterol; 231 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I almost boiled the cauliflower in some water beforehand because I honestly didn't expect it to get done enough in the 2-4 minutes in the fryer but I didn't and they came out great as written...