Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Steaks

"A one pan dish made with only a handful of ingredients"
-- @Veganpartyoffour
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 sliced Cauliflower head
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 cups chopped Yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Cilantro
  • 1 chopped Jalapeno
  • 1 cups Vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons Lime juice
  • 1/2 cups Coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoons Arrowroot starch
  • 1 tablespoons Water


  • Step 1

    Add olive oil in a large skillet over a medium high heat on the stove. Add the sliced cauliflower and cook each side for 5-7 minutes or until browned on each side. Remove the cauliflower from the skillet and set aside on a plate.

  • Step 2

    Add a little more oil back to the pan along with the chopped onion to the same skillet and sauté for a few minutes to soften. Add the jalapeno, if you're using it. Sauté another couple of minutes. Add the broth, lime juice, cilantro and chili flakes. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce down to a simmer. Let simmer for about 5 minutes to let reduce down. Add the coconut milk and bring to simmer again for another 5 minutes. Add the starch and water at this time if you're using it. It’s best to combine the starch in water in a separate bowl before adding it to the mixture. You may need to raise the heat slightly higher to bring this to a boil to activate the starch. Once the sauce thickens reduce it back down to a simmer.

  • Step 3

    Add the cauliflower back to the skillet, let cook for another 5 minutes or until the cauliflower is hot in temperature.

  • Step 4

    Serve with rice or cauliflower rice with the sauce spooned over the top.

  • Step 5

    Add an extra sprinkling of cilantro and red pepper flakes and enjoy!