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Breaded Fried Cauliflower

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Cauliflower dipped in bread crumbs and fried. Delightful. Serve with yogurt."
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47 m servings 262
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine cauliflower and lemon juice in a saucepan; add enough water to cover. Cook until just tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and let cool, about 10 minutes.
  2. Pour flour onto a plate.
  3. Beat eggs in a bowl until smooth.
  4. Mix bread crumbs, salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl.
  5. Dredge each cauliflower floret in flour, dip in eggs, and coat with bread crumbs.
  6. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan. Fry cauliflower until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes.


  • 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: 262 calories; 10.2 34.9 8.6 62 210 Full nutrition

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Easier and better way:dredge florets in egg, then progresso Italian bread crumbs. Arrange on cookie sheet with sides(parchment paper on bottom is good) that has been generously covered in olive ...

This is a pretty good recipe. I used an airfryer to cook them. Boiling the cauliflower in lemon water is a nice touch. I topped it with some lemon zest and served it with Utah fry sauce from McC...

Choice! The only variant I used was seasoned bread crumbs. The recipe calls to blanch for fifteen to twenty minutes?? I blanched for FIVE minutes and they turned out perfect. My next batch I'll ...