Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are quick and easy buffalo cauliflower bites appetizer to serve all year. They taste wonderful and are a great way to sneak in some veggies while enjoying the flavors you love. These vegan cauliflower wings not only easy to make, but are the perfect air fryer cauliflower appetizer you’ll want to serve to your family and friends. These little air fryer wings are so worth the time and effort as they are crispy but yet tasty. You’ll definitely not miss having chicken with these little cauliflower bites. Learn to make this vegan cauliflower recipe with just a few ingredients. I’ve even included on how to barbecue cauliflower wings. Cauliflower wings are Keto, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Low Carb, and satisfy Whole30 diets.

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Recipe

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are quick and easy. These buffalo cauliflower bites appetizer can be served throughout the year. They taste wonderful and are a great way to sneak in some veggies while enjoying the flavors you love. Cauliflower wings are Keto, Gluten-Free, Paleo-friendly, Low Carb, and satisfy the Whole30 diet.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 701kcal
Author Mirlene


  • 1 head cauliflower florets cut out
  • 1 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp butter optional
  • olive oil


  • Gather the ingredients. Cut the florets from the head. Wash and dry.
  • Spray the florets with olive oil spray. Place the florets in the air fryer basket, set the temperature to 400 degrees, and cook for 20 minutes. Shaking and flipping periodically.
  • While the florets are cooking. In a small-medium pan, melt the butter then add the hot sauce and the remaining ingredients. Cook for about 2 minutes on low heat. No need to bring to boil.
  • Add the air fried cauliflower to a bowl, then coat with the homemade buffalo sauce.
  • Serve warm and enjoy.


Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Recipe Notes:

Can you use frozen cauliflower to make Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings? Yup, you sure can! You can place them in the air fryer basket frozen or thawed. 
Can you reheat Cauliflower Wings? Yes, you can reheat cauliflower bites in the microwave, oven, or toaster oven. 
Can you make Buffalo Cauliflower Wings in the oven?  Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Yes, align the baking sheet with parchment paper. Drizzle olive oil on the florets or you may use an olive oil spray. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Then coat with the buffalo sauce. 
Adding 2 tbsp of molasse to the homemade buffalo sauce will give the cauliflower wings a slight barbecue flavor. For full blown barbecue flavor, here's a quick basic BBQ sauce recipe; 1 cup ketchup, 1/2 cup molasse, 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce, 1 tsp garlic powder, 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 1/4 tsp kosher salt.


Serving: 2People | Calories: 701kcal | Carbohydrates: 145g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 4939mg | Potassium: 1342mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 73g | Vitamin A: 2700IU | Vitamin C: 21.5mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 6.1mg