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Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Snack-obsession with the masses warning! These baked Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are a terrific vegetable rendition of the well-loved American staple. They are bursting with flavor, very spicy, tender, and delicious.

The cauliflower florets are seasoned with both African Dream Foods Habanero Chilli and Ghost Pepper Salts and once baked, are tossed in the incredibly flavorful African Dream Foods Lemon & Garlic Peri-Peri Sauce to deliver a hot-spicy-lemony hit that is finger-licking good!

Serve them with the cooling tahini dip, add carrot and celery sticks on the side, and you’ve got the ultimate vegan Game Day appetizer and guaranteed winner that even meat-eaters will love!

African Dream Foods' Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Crowd-pleasing, snacking obsession alert! Bursting with flavors, super spicy, tender, and incredibly tasty, these baked Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are a fantastic veggie take on the beloved American classic.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snacks
Servings 6
Calories 270 kcal

Ingredients
  

FOR THE BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER WINGS:

FOR THE TAHINI DIP:

  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 3 Tbsp Lemon Juice (or to taste)
  • 1/2 Tsp ADF Habanero Chilli Salt (or to taste)
  • 1 Tsp Dill or Chives (Chopped)
  • 2-3 Tbsp Warm Water (or as needed)

Instructions
 

 FOR THE BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER WINGS:

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F/220°C. Lightly spray a large baking tray with cooking spray (or line with parchment paper or silicon mat); set aside.
  • Break cauliflower into florets and set aside.
  • Whisk together plant-based milk, arrowroot powder, and ADF Ghost Pepper Salt in a large bowl; add the cauliflower florets and toss gently to coat.
  • Mix almond flour, ADF Habanero Chilli Salt, and cumin in a medium bowl.
  • Lightly roll each floret into the almond flour mixture and spread it out on the prepared baking tray.
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes, turning halfway through, until cauliflower is golden and crisp at the edges.
  • In the meantime, whisk ADF Lemon and Garlic Peri-Peri Sauce, melted vegan butter, and honey in a small saucepan and warm over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Brush the cauliflower with the warm sauce and return to the oven for about 10 minutes. Serve immediately alongside the tahini dip and some celery and carrot sticks.

FOR THE TAHINI RANCH DIP:

  • Whisk together all the ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
    NOTES:
    - For the cauliflower florets, cut the washed cauliflower head in half, then break into small florets.
    - To cook the cauliflower wings in an air fryer, add the battered florets in batches to the basket in a single layer (do not overcrowd) and cook at 400°F/200°C for 20-25 minutes. Toss with the hot sauce mixture and serve.
    - For crispy cauliflower wings, serve the hot sauce on the side instead of brushing over and baking again.
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