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sweet and sour cauliflower over white topped with sesame seeds and bell peppers

Sweet And Sour Cauliflower

This sweet and sour cauliflower recipe is ideal for meatless Monday, super-fast to prepare and make for a flavorful meal when served over a bed of white rice.  
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 921kcal


  • Saucepan


  • 1 Lb. Cauliflower Florets
  • ½ Cup Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • ¼ Cup Cornstarch
  • 1 Cup Oil for frying
  • 2 Large Egg Whites
  • Juice From ½ Lemon; Optional
  • 14.08 Oz. Sweet And Sour Sauce
  • Cup Sliced Leeks
  • 1 Bell Pepper; Sliced. Any color will work.
  • 2 Garlic Cloves; Minced
  • Cup Water
  • Cooked White Rice Optional


  • Mix the egg whites and cornstarch together. Set aside.
    Add in the cauliflower florets. Mix well.
    Heat the oil in a wok, skillet, or saucepan.
    When the oil has heated through, add in the coated cauliflower.
    step by step guide
  • Remove the cauliflower once they are lightly golden brown on both sides. Set aside.
    In the same skillet, add in the garlic, leeks, and bell pepper. Sauté for about 1 minute over medium low heat, stirring occasionally.
    Next, add in the sweet and sour sauce and water. Then add in the caulflower. Mix well to combine. Continue to cook for about 3 minutes on low heat.
    Remove the dish from the stove and serve warm with white rice.
    Sweet and sour cauliflower in brown bowl



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Serving: 4People | Calories: 921kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 29g | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 458mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 165mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 4mg