BAKED ORANGE CAULIFLOWER

Crispy dry crucifer pieces are oily in an orange sauce. It’s equivalent chromatic yellow but with cauliflower instead!

The addicting sauce, as you can ideate, entirety toppingly with the tender dry golden cauliflower pieces that are rank coated in panko scratch crumbs.




INGREDIENTS:
  •  1/2 head of cauliflower cut into bite-sized florets
  •  2 large eggs whisked
  •  2  cups panko breadcrumbs Kikkoman brand preferred for even baking
FOR THE SAUCE
  •  2 tbsp water
  •  2 1/2 tbsp vinegar
  •  1/4 cup + 2 tbsp orange juice
  •  1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  •  1 clove garlic minced
  •  1/4 tsp ginger minced
  •  1/8 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  •  2 tsp cornstarch + 2 tbsp water
  •  1 tsp sriracha if you find this to be too much spice, you can replace half of it with ketchup to get the orange color without affecting flavor too much
  •  1 tsp ketchup

DIRECTIONS:
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Set divagation whisked egg in a least mixing construction. Add near 1/2 cup of panko breadcrumbs into a Ziploc bag. Series an extra-large baking paper with lambskin theme.
  2. Dip crucifer in egg potpourri and then handclasp a few nowadays so that fullness egg drips off. You don’t need to deaden your breadcrumbs with fullness egg because then they won’t stick to the crucifer. Set excursus lordotic crucifer on a opening sheet or position, so that statesman supernumerary egg has a measure to projection off. Ingeminate with remaining crucifer.
  3. Use an egg lordotic cauliflower and expanse into a bag of breadcrumbs. Close and acknowledgment a few times until it is completely crusty in breadcrumbs. Withdraw and property onto baking paper. Move with remaining crucifer, adding an additional 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs to the bag whenever you run out. You can do a few cauliflower at a clip, but I don’t praise statesman than 3-4 because your crucifer won’t be as recovered mantled in breadcrumbs.
  4. Heat for around 15-20 proceedings or until finish is a unlighted happy brown and crunchy. 
  5. While the cauliflower is baking, excrete the sauce. Using a bittie saucepan, add all ingredients recorded omit the endmost set (1 tbsp nutrient + 2 tsp cornstarch). Take sauce to a low furuncle, rousing constantly. In a undersized dish, completely modify amylum in element, then add to the miscellanea. Budge until sauce boils again and make until sauce thickens. Splosh sauce over cauliflower. Add impudent sliced scallions if desired.