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Once you pop these Crispy Coconut Cauliflower Bites into your mouth, you won't be able to stop!

Crispy Coconut Cauliflower

  • Author: Fork & Beans
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: Serves 2



For the Coconut Coating:

  • 1 c. unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c. gluten-free breadcrumbs (or crushed gluten-free cereal)
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper


  1. Heat 1/4 c. olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. In a shallow dish, mix together the coconut, breadcrumbs, and herbs. In another shallow bowl, mix the flaxseed meal, flour and water together. Allow to thicken up but not too much. Think a runnier pancake batter. Add a Tbsp of water until desired consistency.
  3. Dip the cauliflower florets into the flax egg mix first and then dip into the coconut mix, coating completely.
  4. Do a test run to make sure that the oil is hot enough: Place one coated cauliflower bite into the skillet and if it makes that sizzle noise, you are good to go. Brown on each side (takes about 2-3 minutes per side).
  5. Drain on a plate lined with a paper towel and season with salt immediately. Serve with sauce of ch


Serves 2