DEEP FRIED CAULIFLOWER WITH CHEESE

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Ingredients

1 head cauliflower, washed and broken into bite-size flowerets
2 eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups flour
2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1 dash cayenne pepper (use more or less according to your taste)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
oil (for deep frying)

Directions:

Preheat fryer oil to 375.

Place the beaten eggs, milk and salt in a shallow bowl (or a large baggie).

In a separate shallow bowl (or another large baggie), mix together flour, cheese, garlic powder, thyme, oregano, paprika, cayenne, and pepper.

Place floweretts into egg mixture and toss (or shake baggie) to coat well.

Remove and place into flour mixture and toss (or shake baggie) to coat well.

Fry in batches for 4 – 6 minutes or until golden brown.

Drain on paper towels and lightly salt.

Serve w/ dipping sauces such as marinara, ranch or blue cheese.

Serves 6

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