Air fryer buffalo cauliflower wings

buffalo cauliflower wings

yield: 4 prep time: 10 MINUTES cook time: 12 MINUTES total time: 22 MINUTES

Air fryer buffalo cauliflower wings are a zesty vegetarian way to satisfy your wing cravings. Cauliflower florets get coated in spicy, bold buffalo sauce for a snack or appetizer you’ll adore. Making this tasty treat in your air fryer allows you to enjoy slightly crisp tender take on the classic without the added calories of deep frying.


  • 1 Medium Head of Cauliflower (cut into florets) approx. 4 cups of florets.
  • 1 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika Powder
  • 2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoon Buffalo Hot Sauce
  • 3/4 -1 Cup Water {Add more if needed}

Ingredients for Buffalo Wings Glaze

  • 5 tablespoon Buffalo Hot Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Wash the cauliflower head and cut them into florets.
  2. In a mixing bowl – combine all dry ingredients (flour, garlic powder, onion
    powder, paprika, salt, black pepper) then whisk in water until batter has no
    lumps. add 2 tablespoon buffalo hot sauce and give a nice mix.
  3. Add fresh cauliflower florets to batter and mix well to evenly coat with
  4. Coat air fryer basket with non-stick cooking spray, then add battered
    florets to air fryer basket in a single layer. Also, try to keep them from
    touching so that all sides can get direct heat.
  5. Air fry them at 375 degrees for 12 minutes or Bake in a Preheat oven 450°F for 20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the buffalo wings glaze for the cauliflower. Mix Buffalo
    Hot Sauce, melted butter and set it aside.
  7. Once cauliflower is done cooking, transfer to a bowl. When
    ready to serve, cover with sauce, then toss to coat.
  8. Serve IMMEDIATELY with celery sticks and your dipping sauce
    of choice, or none. Enjoy!

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