Gluten-Free Paleo Cauliflower Poppers

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 handful fresh parsley (chopped) 1 tbsp dried or handful fresh
  • 1 large head cauliflower chopped into florets
  • 1/2 cup tapioca starch or arrowroot (almond flour may work as well)
  • 1 TBS onion powder
  • 1 TBS garlic powder
  • 1 TBS dried basil
  • 4 TBS unrefined coconut oil for frying or baking
  • salt to taste


  1. Place cauliflower in steamer basket until tender but still firm (not soft)

  2. Mix the spices with the tapioca starch, and add in 2 whisked eggs

  3. Over med-high heat add coconut oil to frying pan (or warm oven to 400 degrees and grease pan with oil) 

  4. Add the cauliflower to the egg and tapioca mixture until well coated (either in ziplock bag or a large bowl

  5. Fry in pan, flipping when cauliflower starts to brown (or flip in oven if baking)

  6. Place cooked cauliflower on paper towels to soak up extra oil