Cauliflower Popcorn

  • Preparation: 20min
  • Cooking Time: 40min
  • Serves:


1 medium size Cauliflower (cut into florets)


– 1 cup Cornflour

– 1 cup ice cold water

– 1 tablespoon Baking Powder

– 1 teaspoon Salt

– 1 teaspoon Paprika

– 2 clove Garlic (minced)

Hot Sauce mixture

– 3 tablespoons hot sauce of your liking (eg. Sriracha, spicy chilly sauce)

– 3 tablespoon Leccino EVOO


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.

Step 2

In a bowl, mix the Cornflour with ice cold water until it resembles a thick batter. Add in Salt, Baking Powder, Paprika and Garlic.

Step 3

Dip the florets with batter and roll them in Panko bread crumbs.

Step 4

Place the crumbed florets on the baking tray.

Step 5

Bake for 20 minutes.

Step 6

Meanwhile, mix the hot sauce and EVOO in a bowl.

Step 7

After 20 minutes, remove the florets and gently coat them with the hot sauce mixture.  Return to tray and bake for another 20 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.

Step 8

Serve hot with your favourite ranch sauce or plain yogurt.