Popcorn Broccoli with Spicy Glaze
"#vegan Spicy Glazed Popcorn Broccoli!💖🥦 All those crunchy nooks and crannies, baked not fried, and so poppable!"
-- @rabbitandwolves
Recipe Intro From rabbitandwolves
Vegan Spicy Glazed Popcorn Broccoli; savoury treats you can eat with two fingers! Perfect party or lunch box fare.


Prep time 15mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 2-4


For the Popcorn Broccoli

  • 2 cups Broccoli, into florets
  • 1 cup non dairy milk, i used almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 3/ 4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/ 4 cup panko
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Popcorn Broccoli


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  • Step 2

    Now, make vegan buttermilk by whisking together the non dairy milk, apple cider vinegar and hot sauce. Let sit for a few minutes to thicken up while you make the rest.

  • Step 3

    Next, in a medium sized mixing bowl, combine the flour, panko, corn starch, baking soda, garlic powder and salt. Whisk to combine.

  • Step 4

    Then, taking 2 Tablespoons of the vegan buttermilk, add that to the dry ingredients. Stir together, then use your hands to make wet crumbles. You should be able to press the mixture together, but it should easily crumble. Add a bit more buttermilk if needed.

  • Step 5

    Using the remaining vegan buttermilk, dip each broccoli floret into the vegan buttermilk, then put in the bowl with the crumbles and press the crumbles all over the broccoli, coating completely in the breading crumbles.

  • Step 6

    Then, place the broccoli onto a baking sheet sprayed with non stick spray. Repeat with all the broccoli florets.

  • Step 7

    Spray the tops of the broccoli with more non stick spray. Then bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Flipping the broccoli half way through. Bake until brown and crispy.

For the Spicy Glaze

  • 1 tablespoon chili paste
  • 1/ 4 cup agave syrup
  • 2 tablespoons organic ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

For the Spicy Glaze


  • Step 1

    While the broccoli is baking, make the glaze. In a small sauce pan. Combine all the glaze ingredients. Whisk and heat on medium low. Bring to a small bubble, whisk and then remove from heat.

  • Step 2

    When the broccoli is done, either toss with, drizzle with or dip the popcorn broccoli in the the glaze! Serve immediately!