Vegan General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms
General Tso Chicken is a popular dish on Chinese restaurant buffets and take out menus. This General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms is a healthier take on a take out stand by.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
1/2 cup low sodium vegetable stock
3 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp Asian chili sauce
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil
1 tsp sesame oil
1 medium cauliflower cored and cut into bite sized florets
2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
1 green onion thinly sliced
Salt to taste
Boil a large pot of water. Add cauliflower and allow to par boil 2-3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
In a jar with a lid, combine stock, soy sauce, rice vinegar, chili sauce, cornstarch. Put lid on jar and shake well to combine.
Heat a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add peanut and sesame oil. Add mushrooms and cook, turning, until starting to brown, about 2 minutes.
Add cauliflower and cook, stirring, until brown and fork tender, about 1 minute.
Shake jar one more time, and pour sauce over cauliflower mushroom mixture.
Cook, stirring, until sauce is thickened and glossy, about 1 minute. Salt to taste.
Remove from heat, and garnish with green onion.
Serve hot, with steamed rice or noodles