Nothing reminds us of good old home cooking like fried cauliflower. In this paleo version of fried cauliflower, we use tapioca instead of white flour to make this down home favorite.
Before you fry the cauliflower, you must first prep the cauliflower by steaming it. The steaming instructions are below, followed by the cauliflower recipe.
It all starts with a big ole head of cauliflower!
I chopped it up into 1-2 inch pieces:
Then I used a pot with a steamer basket and cover. I steamed the cauliflower over med high heat until tender (approx 8-10 min)
I set the cauliflower aside to cool, and made the batter.
- 2 eggs
- sea salt and pepper to taste
- 1 TBS onion powder
- 1 TBS garlic powder
- 1 TBS dried parsley
- 1 TBS dried basil
- 1/2 cup of tapioca starch
- 1/2 cup of Tropical Traditions red virgin palm oil or unrefined coconut oil for frying