Orange Cauliflower Salad

Orange chicken is a classic dish. Orange chicken was a staple in my household growing up. As I got more into health I realized most orange chicken is not extremely healthy due to the high amount of added sugar. I decided to make my own healified orange chicken and I loved it. I thought it tasted even better then normal orange chicken. It was so good so I decided to use the same sauce and add it to other ingredients like chickpeas and cauliflower. I made an orange cauliflower salad and it was filled with sweet and savory flavors that were mouth watering. This recipe makes 2 salads.


  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp oat flour
  • 3/4 bag of spinach
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup of edamame
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup and 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ginger and garlic
  • 1 avocado


  • cut cauliflower head into small pieces
  • add cauliflower into air fryer coated in sesame oil and air fry for 8-10 minutes at 400F
  • add cauliflower to a pan then add in orange juice, corn starch, oat flour, and 2 tbsp of soy sauce
  • cook until the liquid is almost fully absorbed by the cauliflower
  • slice the cucumber and carrot
  • add the spinach base to the bowls then add in to cauliflower, carrots, cucumbers, and edamame
  • combine peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, ginger, and garlic to make the peanut dressing
  • once combined add the peanut dressing to the salad and top with cashews and avocado then enjoy!

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