Fried Cauliflower

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Tender bits of cauliflower are battered and deep-fried. Great for appetizers.


  • 1 head cauliflower, broken into small florets
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs
  • 4 cups oil for deep frying


Place cauliflower into a pan of lightly salted boiling water. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes, or until tender. Remove from heat, drain and cool.

Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C). In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and milk with a fork. Place cracker crumbs in a shallow dish. Dip cauliflower in the egg mixture then roll in cracker crumbs.

Fry coated cauliflower in the hot oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Preparation time: 30 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 50 mins
Servings: 8 – Yield: 8 servings



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