Jerk Cauli Steaks W/ Honey Smashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe | Yummly

Jerk Cauli Steaks w/ Honey Smashed Sweet Potatoes

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Cauli is so on-trend right now, so swank, hella haught. You have to get in on this! We whip up a killer Jamaican jerk rub and smear it all over our crispy cauli steaks. We’ve promised flavor bombs in the past but this jerk rub could be the most bombastic of them all. To simmer down this spice party, we smash up skin-on sweet potatoes with chilies and honey. Who thought making a Jamaican jerk dish vegetarian, using cauli steaks, would be the coolest thing since sliced bread, or Bob Marley? It’s 2020 people, keep up!


  • 1 sweet potato
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 head cauliflower (a.k.a. cauli)
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese five-spice (heaping)
  • 2 green chilies
  • 2 limes
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • ginger (nice-to-haves)
  • cilantro (nice-to-haves)
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    1. Place a large pan over high heat and fill with about two cups of hot water. Add the butter to your pan and season with a heavy pinch of salt. Leaving the skin on the sweet potato, cut it into small slices. Add the potato slices to the pan and cover. Let them boil for about 10 minutes, until they are soft.
    2. Place the head of cauli on your cutting board, core side up. Cutting through the core, cut into steaks (save any other small bits for another day, we just need the two steaks). Place a pan over high heat and coat the bottom of the pan generously with oil.
    3. Grab a bowl and add the Chinese five spice. Slice up one of your chilies, grate the limes, smash your garlic cloves, and combine on your cutting board. Chop these ingredients until very fine and add them to the bowl. Add about 1/2 cup of olive oil to the bowl and season with salt. Stir to combine and set aside.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium15% DV350mg
    Fat26% DV17g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs13% DV40g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories300Calories from Fat150
    Total Fat17g26%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat150
    Total Carbohydrate40g13%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Vitamin A120%
    Vitamin C240%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Hilary Morris 9 months ago
    Worked great, took me a bit longer than 15 minutes, but that was user issues. Definitely recommend