20 May 2020

The original roasted cauliflower recipe of Le Jardin restaurant

Chef Yannick Alléno shows you an original way to cook cauliflower: whole, coated in spices and slowly roasted in the oven. A tender and flavorful cauliflower that will make a delicious side-dish to your meat or fish meals!
In terms of benefits, cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamins, fibers and proteins, it also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps purify all the toxins in the body.


To make the Roasted Cauliflower, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 Cauliflower

For the marinade:

  • 2 tbsp of melted semi-salted butter
  • 4 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 g grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Chopped coriander

For the coriander sauce:

  • 50 g chopped coriander
  • 15 g fresh ginger
  • 40 g white onion
  • 40 g honey
  • 140 g mayonnaise
  • 80 g lime juice
  • 70 g olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 g xanthan gum (optional)

Cauliflower preparation

Prepare the marinade in a bowl by mixing all the ingredients together. Rub the cauliflower with the marinade. Cook the cauliflower in foil for 75 minutes at 160 °. Check the cooking.

Sauce preparation

Grate the ginger, cut the onions into brunoise and add all the coriander sauce’s ingredients except the mayonnaise. Mix all the ingredients in a blender. Mix until smooth, then add the mayonnaise and whisk. Keep cool.
In a deep plate, place the coriander sauce, then place the cauliflower (still warm). Sprinkle with sesame seeds and coriander.
Et voilà, bon appétit !