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Sweet & Sour Cauliflower Wings – Gobi Manchurian

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 58 kcal
Author Christie Daruwalla

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 6 tbsp chick pea or rice flour
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 6 tbsp seltzer water
  • 1 tbsp neutral oil like grape seed
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives or green onion

Sauce:

  • 1 ¼ tsp sesame oil divided
  • 2 tsp grape seed oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp finely diced jalapeno
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • ¼ cup chili sauce
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp agave
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water

Instructions

For Sauce:

  1. In a sauté pan over medium heat, warm sesame oil and grape seed oil.
  2. Add onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, ginger and jalapeno and sauté for another 3 minutes.
  4. Add coriander and turmeric and stir fry for 1 minute.
  5. Add soy sauce, chili sauce, vinegar, and agave. Bring to a simmer.
  6. In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch and water.
  7. Whisk cornstarch into sauce and simmer for a few minutes. Keep warm.

For Wings:

  1. Preheat oven to 450° with a baking sheet in the oven. (Baking sheet should not be non-stick)
  2. Cut cauliflower into 1 inch florets.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, garlic powder, ginger powder and salt.
  4. Whisk in seltzer water.
  5. Pour oil onto hot baking sheet and spread around to fully cover baking sheet.
  6. Quickly dip florets into the batter and place onto baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes.
  8. Flip over cauliflower and bake for another 10 minutes.
  9. Pour sauce over cauliflower and toss to cover cauliflower completely in sauce.
  10. Sprinkle with chives and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

I calculated 2  Weight Watcher Smartpoints.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet & Sour Cauliflower Wings – Gobi Manchurian
Amount Per Serving
Calories 58 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.