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Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are one of the best ways to make cauliflower in the air fryer.

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Ingredients

Cauliflower Ingredients:

  • 1 head of cauliflower (about 10 oz)
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup buttermilk 
  • Blue cheese dressing
  • Celery sticks

Buffalo sauce Ingredients:

  • ¼ tsp white pepper
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder 
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika 
  • ¼ tsp dry mustard
  • ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced) 
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup franks red hot
  • ¼ cup Louisiana hot sauce 
  • ½ lime (juiced- about 2 tbsp)

Instructions

  1. Wash and cut cauliflower into florets 
  2. Add white pepper, garlic powder, cumin, paprika, dry mustard, and black pepper to a bowl and mix.
  3. Toss cauliflower in the spices
  4. Add minced garlic to a small saucepan over medium heat. Sauté 30 seconds. Then, add butter, franks red hot, Louisiana hot sauce, and juice from lime. Bring to a simmer and lower heat—Cook for 5 minutes. 
  5. In a medium bowl, add flour, buttermilk, and cayenne pepper. Whisk to combine, then toss the cauliflower until evenly coated. 
  6. Place cauliflower (in a single layer) in the air fryer basket. Set to 400 degrees F, air fryer setting, and cook for 7 minutes.
  7. Turn cauliflower over and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove cauliflower and toss in the Buffalo sauce. 
  8. Serve immediately with blue cheese dip and celery sticks. Enjoy!!

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