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Fried Cauliflower Bites Recipe

Cooking Method
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 25 mins
Servings 4
Calories 146
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Fried cauliflower bites are simple to make and incredibly delicious. It simple a matter of preparing the following ingredients, dredging the florets, and frying them up. Part of the recipe is the delicious 3 ingredient sauce. 

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    For the Dredge
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk (Add an extra 1/4 cup if the mixture is too thick.)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • For the Sauce
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  1. Add the dredging ingredients to a bowl and mix until well combined.

  2. Add some oil to a pan (about 3/4 of an inch) and heat until it reaches about 350 degrees F or 180 C. 

  3. Dredge each floret into the mixture and then into the oil. Fry for a minute or two until golden brown. Set aside on a wire rack.  

  4. In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the dip. Mix until well combined.

  5. Serve and enjoy your fried cauliflower bites. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g16%
Saturated Fat 0.9g5%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 21mg8%
Sodium 97mg5%
Potassium 114mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g8%
Sugars 1.9g
Protein 3.3g7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

Keywords: Vegetarian, Cauliflower, Florets, Appetizer, Side Dish
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking!