Buffalo Cauliflower Bites is a delicious appetizer that can be made in no time. It’s crispy, spicy, and healthy and makes for a great party snack. Here is how to make it.
The craze for party snacks is ever increasing in the food sector and, so is the demand for varieties of flavor induced recipes.
When it comes to scrumptious recipes, Cauliflower Buffalo Bites is one enticing dish that will suffice the cravings of all food lovers.
So if you are planning a gathering, Buffalo Cauliflower Bites makes an easy appetizer or snack as it is loaded with flavors.
Just serve it with Blue Cheese Dressing or Jalapeno Poppers and make the crowd go wild for food.
It is a very simple dish without the mess and calories. You can either bake, fry, or roast it according to your preference.
Just toss the cauliflower florets with flour mixture and roast them until crisp.
Then toss the crispy bites with buffalo sauce and roast once again.
Delicious when served as a snack or small-bite appetizer, it tastes even better when dunked in ranch dressing, creamy blue cheese, or any other sauce.
If the chicken wing does not seem to interest you than undoubtedly, Cauliflower Buffalo Bites will suffice your palate.
How to make Buffalo Sauce?
Buffalo sauce adds zing to this recipe making it a lip-smacking mouth-watering dish.
One can make the sauce at home or can buy from any supermarket.
Buffalo sauce comprises 2 portions of hot sauce and 1 portion of melted butter which makes the sauce tastier.
Butter is the main component that makes the sauce irresistible.
To make the buffalo sauce, add melted butter, hot sauce, white vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and paprika in a bowl and mix well.
Tip: It is always better to make the sauce at home than buying outside.
The reason being many brands substitute butter with vegetable oil, which compromises the taste a lot.
How to make it fried?
This version is loaded with too many calories but the taste is unbeatable.
This ultra-crispy cauliflower wings drizzled with buffalo sauce will indefinitely grab the attention of everyone.
Whisk corn-starch, flour, salt, baking powder in a large bowl and add some water.
Dip the cauliflower florets into the batter and carefully lower it into the fryer.
Fry the cauliflower wings until they are evenly browned and crispy.
Toss the crispy cauliflower with buffalo sauce and serve immediately.
How to make it Air Fryer?
Air Fryer method Buffalo Cauliflower is way lighter than the fried version and is simple to make.
Low-carb healthy snacks being the rage, this sensational Air Fryerversion of this cauliflower is the perfect dish for the evening time snack to munch on.
Air fry the cauliflower florets for 10 -12 minutes in a preheated air fryer keeping in mind to toss the pan every 5 minutes.
For crispy edges, cook the dish for 15 minutes. Toss the air fried cauliflower in sauce and serve hot.
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Step by Step Recipe
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 400 Degrees F (200 Degrees C).
Mix all-purpose flour, cornflour, milk, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
Add the cauliflower florets in the bowl and coat them well with the mixture.
Line the florets on the tray in a single layer. Make sure to shake off the excess batter before lining the cauliflower.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until they turn golden brown.
Mix the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and keep ready.
Once the cauliflower is done, remove them from the sheet and add in the sauce and coat well. Return the florets on the baking tray and spread evenly.
Bake for another 15-20 minutes. Serve hot with blue cheese or ranch dipping sauce.
Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe
- 1 large head Cauliflower (Cut into bite size florets)
- 3 tbsp All Purpose Flour
- 2 tbsp Cornflour
- 1/2 cup Milk
- 1 tsp Garlic Powder
- Salt & Pepper
For the sauce1/2
- 1/2 cup Butter (Melted)
- 1/2 cup Hot sauce
- 2 tbsp White Vinegar
- 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
- 1/4 tsp Garlic Sauce
- 1/4 tsp Paprika
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Pre heat the oven to 400 Degrees F (200 Degrees C).
- Mix all purpose flour, cornflour, milk, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a bowl.
- Add the cauliflower florets in the bowl and coat them well with the mixture.
- Line the florets on the tray in a single layer.
- Make sure to shake off the excess batter before lining the cauliflower.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes until they turn golden brown.
- Mix the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and keep ready.
- Once the cauliflower are done, remove them from the sheet and add in the sauce and coat well.
- Return the florets on the baking ray and spread evenly.
- Bake for another 15-20 minutes.
- Serve hot with blue cheese or ranch dipping sauce.