CHIPOTLE LIME CAULIFLOWER STEAKS WITH FRIED AVOCADO (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Keto Consumer Friendly) by EPIC Provisions

If choosing a more carb conscious lifestyle is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, you’re likely looking for diet-friendly ways to spice things up in your kitchen. The combination of tender cauliflower steaks and nutrient dense avocado coated with EPIC’s BBQ Pork Rinds as a crispy breadcrumb alternative is sure to leave you feeling satisfied, without compromising your new lifestyle. We recommend serving with your favorite hot sauce to add a little kick.

Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Steaks with Fried Avocado

Serves 3-5


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 medium avocados
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 4-6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 limes
  • Avocado oil (for frying)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Dash of sea salt
  • 1 bag of EPIC BBQ Pork Rinds
  • Hot sauce


Cauliflower being chopped and pulled apart.

  1. In a cast iron skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. avocado oil on medium high heat.
  2. Cut cauliflower across center into ½ inch slices.
  3. Place “steaks” into heated oil and sprinkle with cumin and salt.
  4. Cook for 3-5 minutes on each side.
  5. Remove steaks from heat and smother in hot sauce.
  6. Mash pork rinds in bag (or place in blender) until they are small, breadcrumb size pieces and transfer to medium size bowl.
  7. On same heated skillet, add 1 Tbsp. avocado oil.
  8. Cut avocados lengthwise into 6 slices (12 total) and coat slices with breadcrumb mixture.
  9. Place in skillet and cook about 1 minute per side, flipping each piece so they get nice and crispy.
  10. Place cauliflower on plate, top with fried avocado, sliced radishes, cilantro, and lime wedges, and enjoy!

Cauliflower Steaks cooking in a skillet.Breaded avocado cooking in a skillet.Radishes being placed to garnish the plate of fried avocado and cauliflower steaks.

Recipe Credit: Liz Harroun, Senior Brand Associate

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