Batter Dipped Deep Fried Cauliflower



  • 1 head cauliflower, washed and broken into bite-size florets
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1teaspoon paprika
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper (use more if you like spicy stuff)
  • 1teaspoon black pepper
  • oil (for deep frying)


  1. Preheat fryer oil to 375.
  2. Place the beaten eggs, milk and salt in a shallow bowl (or a large baggie).
  3. In a seperate shallow bowl (or another large baggie), mix together flour, cheese, garlic powder, thyme, oregano, paprika, cayenne, and pepper.
  4. Place flowerets into egg mixture and toss (or shake baggie) to coat well.
  5. Remove and plce into flour mixture and toss (or shake baggie) to coat well.
  6. Fry in batches for 4 – 6 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels and lightly salt.
  8. *Serve w/ dipping sauces such as marinara, ranch or blue cheese.

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