Sweet Chilli Mayo Cauliflower Bites

What you need


  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 3/4 cup ice-cold fizzy water
  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into small florets
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • Spring onion, sliced, for serving

For the sauce:

  • 1 cup good-quality mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 4 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar



  1. Get your oil up to temp. For the batter, add all the dry ingredients to a bowl, then whisk in the cold water. Add the florets and toss lightly to coat well in the batter.
  2. Drop into the hot oil piece by piece. Fry for 6 minutes or so (depending on the size of floret) then drain well.
  3. Mix together the ingredients for the sauce. Cover your fried cauliflower in it! Add spring onion. Destroy.
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