Baked General Tso Cauliflower

Difficulty: Easy | Makes: 2 Servings

Skip takeout with this at home recipe for Baked General Tso Cauliflower from recipe developer and food photographer Swarnika Prakash.


For the Cauliflower

  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Sesame seeds for garnish
  • Sliced scallions for garnish

For the Sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  2. In a bowl, whisk together two eggs. In a separate bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, salt, and pepper. In a third bowl, add the breadcrumbs
  3. Working 1-2 florets at a time, lightly coat the florets in all-purpose flour. Toss the florets into the whisked egg and mix it with a fork such that the floret is well coated. Transfer the floret to the breadcrumb bowl and toss it around until well coated in breadcrumbs
  4. Transfer the florets to a baking sheet and spray with cooking oil. Bake for 30-35 minutes until they start to become golden-brown and are crispy
  5. Mix together all the ingredients for the sauce
  6. Brush the sauce over the baked cauliflower florets. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes
  7. Sprinkle over sesame seeds and sliced scallions. Serve with rice

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