Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower 'Wings'

Looking for a healthier (and kinder) alternative to chicken wings?


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Try these juicy, tangy, and spicy buffalo cauliflower "wings"!

Deliciously versatile and with just enough "kick," these bite-sized pieces of cauliflower offer an eerily similar experience to eating chicken wings. With all the flavor and none of the guilt, this is a secret-weapon recipe that every vegan cook should have in his or her kitchen. Enjoy!

30 minutes  |  Makes 4 servings


You'll Need

  • 1 c water or soy milk
  • 1 c flour (any kind will work—including gluten-free!)
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 head of cauliflower, chopped into pieces
  • 1 c buffalo or hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil or melted vegan margarine


1. Preheat oven to 450°F.

2. Combine water or soy milk, flour, and garlic powder in a bowl and stir until well combined.

3. Coat cauliflower pieces with the flour mixture and place in a shallow baking dish. Bake for 18 minutes.

4. While the cauliflower is baking, combine your buffalo sauce and olive oil or margarine in a small bowl.

5. Pour hot sauce mixture over the baked cauliflower and continue baking for an additional 5 to 8 minutes.


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