Orange Cauliflower

Chinese takeout is one of my favorites and is a go to for me when ever I am not in the mood to cook. If you are craving Chinese food but are in the mood to stay at home and cook this is the perfect recipe for you. The orange cauliflower is packed with flavor and is both sweet and tangy just like take out orange chicken. Also this meal is vegetarian and veggie packed as well! This recipe makes a single serving!

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 small head of cauliflower
  • 1/3 cup edamame
  • 3 tbsp cashews
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed (or store bought if preferred) orange juice
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp corn starch

Directions

  • place cauliflower on a lined baking sheet and toss in 1/2 tbsp sesame oil and cook at 375F for 15-17 minutes flipping half way through
  • warm remaining sesame oil in a pan on the stove then add in OJ, rice vinegar, soy sauce, spices, and cornstarch
  • let it simmer for 3-4 minutes on low heat, once it begins to thicken add in the cauliflower and stir until most of the sauce is absorbed by the cauliflower
  • pair with brown rice, edamame, and cashews

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