Crisp cauliflower "schnitzel"

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Crisp cauliflower "schnitzel"

Photo, Sian Richards.


  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp prepared relish
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  • CUT cauliflower into 1/2-in.-thick slices. Beat egg in a pie plate. Stir panko with parmesan on a large plate. Pour canola oil into a large frying pan set over medium-high. Dip each cauliflower slice in egg, then coat with panko mixture. Pan-fry in oil until golden, 2 min per side. Transfer to paper-towel-lined plate.
  • WHISK mayo with prepared relish, onion powder, paprika, white vinegar and garlic powder in a small bowl. Drizzle over cauliflower.

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