Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

by

Tenina Holder

POSTED August 25, 2020 (LAST UPDATED October 12, 2021)

Serves

6

Total Time

1hrs 40mins

Calories

384

When you want that snacky crispy buffalo thing, but you're vegetarian. (Or you just want more plant based food in your diet!) You're welcome. AirFryer

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Cauliflower icon
    Cauliflower

    1 (about 500 g)florets of

  • Lemon icon
    Lemon

    ½ (about 29 g)juice of

  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk

    2 (about 90 g)diced

  • Carrot icon
    Carrot

    1 (about 50 g)coarsely chopped

  • Red onion icon
    Red onion

    1 (about 135 g)halved

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    1 tablespoon (about 15 g)

  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes

    1 teaspoon

  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder

    1 teaspoon (about 3 g)

  • Pink himalayan salt icon
    Pink himalayan salt

    ⅛ teaspoon

  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika

    1 ⅜ tablespoons (about 9 g)

  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil

    30 g (about 2 ¼ tablespoons)

  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove

    5 (about 30 g)

  • Blue cheese icon
    Blue cheese

    100 g (about ½ cup)

  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream

    120 g (about ½ cup)

  • Mayonnaise icon
    Mayonnaise

    80 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper

    1 pinch

  • Butter icon
    Butter

    40 g (about 2 ¾ tablespoons)

  • Tomato sauce icon
    Tomato sauce

    500 g (about 2 ¼ cups)

  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar

    100 g (about ½ cup)

  • Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce icon
    Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

    40 g (about ¼)

  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce

    100 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder

    20 g (about 2 ½ tablespoons)

  • Pink himalayan salt icon
    Pink himalayan salt

    2 teaspoons (about 10 g)

  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste

    150 g (about ½ cup)

  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar

    30 g (about 1 ⅞ tablespoons)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  • 2. Line an oven tray with baking paper
  • 3. Place cauliflower florets in a large snap lock bag
  • 4. Place all dry rub ingredients, except for the EVOO, into the Thermomix bowl
  • 5. Chop - approx 6 sec, speed 8
  • 6. Pour into the snap lock bag with the cauliflower and drizzle the EVOO in
  • 7. Shake bag around until all the cauliflower is totally coated
  • 8. Place onto the prepared baking sheet
  • 9. Bake - approx 25 min, 180°C
  • 10. Make blue cheese dip:
  • 11. Place garlic clove into the Thermomix bowl
  • 12. Chop - approx 4 sec, speed 7
  • 13. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  • 14. Add remaining ingredients, except celery
  • 15. Mix - approx 5 sec, speed 4
  • 16. Add celery and combine with spatula
  • 17. Make smoky bbq sauce:
  • 18. Place carrot, onion, garlic and butter into the Thermomix bowl
  • 19. Chop - approx 6 sec, speed 7
  • 20. Add remaining ingredients
  • 21. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 4
  • 22. Cook - approx 1 hr, 80°C, speed 1
  • 23. Serve cauliflower buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce, smoky bbq sauce and celery sticks

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