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Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Bites
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Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower coated and baked then topped with a sesame maple sauce that is great alone or served on a bed of rice.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Author: Stephanie


  • 1 medium/large head of cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut amino*
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sriracha sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 1/2 tbsp. water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • optional:
  • sesame seeds
  • green onion


  • Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  • Line large baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease with coconut oil.
  • Break cauliflower into bite sized florets.
  • Using two bowls, one for milk and the other for flour dip each floret into milk and then coat in flour, shaking off any excess flour.
  • Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven 20-25 minutes till fork tender.
  • Meanwhile place sesame oil, maple syrup, coconut amino, vinegar, sriracha, and garlic in small sauce pan on stove top.
  • Cook over medium low about 10-12 minutes stirring several times.
  • In separate small bowl mix cornstarch with water and add to sauce.
  • Continue to cook sauce about 6-8 minutes till thickened.
  • Pour sauce over cauliflower florets making sure to generously coat and return to oven about 5 more minutes.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and green onion.
  • Serve plain or over rice.


*could use regular soy sauce in place of coconut amino
can use any gluten free flour or milk