Bang Bang Cauliflower


Bang Bang Cauliflower

Bang Bang Cauliflower
3 Pieces
25 Min

You may have heard of Bang Bang Shrimp; well this recipe is our veggie-friendly version. One bite of these crispy baked cauliflower florets drizzled with the creamy deliciousness of bang bang sauce and you won't be able to stop. There won't even be crumbs left on the dish. It's that good! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup whole wheat Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 (16-ounce) package cauliflower florets (5 to 6 cups)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk egg and water. In another small bowl, combine bread crumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, and parsley; mix well.
  3. Dip each cauliflower floret in egg mixture, then in bread crumb mixture. Place on baking sheet and lightly coat with cooking spray. 
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and crispy. 
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, chili sauce, and hot sauce; mix well. Drizzle sauce over cauliflower and serve warm.

Before You Start Cooking!

Fun Fact!
We have a lot of cauliflower recipes on our site. What you may not know about the awesome vegetable of cauliflower, is that it comes in more than just white. It can also be found in green, purple, and orange varieties! Definitely good to know if you want to add a little bit of color to your next cauliflower recipe!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 52
  • Calories from Fat 22
  • Total Fat 2.4g 4 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.6g 3 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 1.3g 3 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 17mg 6 %
  • Sodium 128mg 5 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 6.1g 2 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2 %
  • Sugars 3.6g 0 %

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I made this but although it had a good taste, the cauliflower was soggy and I had anticipated crisp!

Hi there! We're sorry to hear it came out soggy, as the recipe should have come out crisp. Here's some tips so that hopefully you'll get that nice crisp texture you're looking for. Try increasing the oven to 425 degrees and also, make sure the cauliflower is dry, not wet. You also want to make sure to shake off any excess egg mixture so it doesn't soak in and make it soggy. We hope that helps and the next time you make it, you'll love it as much as we do!


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