Sweet & Spicy Thai Cauliflower Wing Recipe

Sweet & Spicy Thai Cauliflower Wing Recipe
All hail the cauliflower wing

This cauliflower wing recipe was approved by my meat-eating finance and I figured it would be nice to share. We eat it for a snack, game day app or even dinner some nights!

About six months ago my baby was going through a rough sleep regression and I too had no sleep at that time. While she ate I did all I could to stay awake, and that is when it happened. I fell into the downward spiral of whistle-blowing-food-documentaries. I was addicted. 

What The Health

Forks Over Knives 

Food Inc.

Fed Up

Just to name a few. They ruined the idea of eating any beef, pork or poultry. 

Since then I have played around with making meat alternative. Cauliflower wings just happen to be one of my favorites.

 
Taste Just Like It! Ok not really but it works.

So by playing around with cauliflower, jackfruit, tofu and lentils I have came up with a few yummy alternatives. I won’t take full credit because I have read up on some recipes.

This particular cauliflower wing recipe is branched off of one I saw from Delish. But I have made my own sauce and tweaked a few steps and ingredients till I figured out the perfect vegan recipe!

VEGAN SWEET & SPICY THAI CAULI-WINGS

Servings: 2-3

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time : 30 min

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Head of Cauliflower
  • 1 cup of Almond Milk
  • 1 cup of Flower
  • 1 tablespoon of Garlic Powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried Oregano
  • 1/4 cup Sriracha
  • 1/4 cup Thai Chili Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of Hoisin Sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  2. Line baking sheet with tin foil.
  3. Cut cauliflower into bite size pieces. Rinse, pat dry and set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl add flour, almond milk and dried spices. Mix together till there is a smooth consistency.
  5. Add cauliflower to mixing bowl and toss till cauliflower is coated with mixture.
  6. Place coated cauliflower on backing pan and bake for twenty minutes.
  7. While cauliflower is baking mix together Thai Chili, Sriacha and Hoisin in a small bowl.
  8. Once cauliflower is finished baking take out of the oven but do not turn oven off.
  9. Remove baked cauliflower from sheet and place in a bowl with sauce mixture and toss until each piece is coated. 
  10. Replace the original tin foil with new on baking sheet.
  11. Put the sauce coated cauliflower back onto baking sheet and back into the oven.
  12. Bake for another 10 minutes or until the cauliflower has reached your desired crispiness.
  13. Enjoy!

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