Spicy and crispy baked buffalo cauliflower bites that are perfect for snacking or as a tasty appetizer.
If you’re a fan of spicy and savory snacks, these Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites will be your new favorite. Packed with flavor and baked to perfection, they are a healthier alternative to traditional buffalo wings.
Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
- 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 cup buffalo sauce
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
- In a bowl, whisk together flour and milk to create a batter.
- Dip cauliflower florets into the batter, then coat with breadcrumbs.
- Place coated cauliflower on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
- In a separate bowl, mix buffalo sauce, melted butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
- Toss baked cauliflower in the buffalo sauce mixture until well-coated.
- Return cauliflower to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition: 120 calories per serving
Q: Can I use a different sauce for coating?
A: Yes, you can experiment with different sauces based on your preference.
Q: How do I make it gluten-free?
A: Substitute the flour and breadcrumbs with gluten-free alternatives.
Q: Can I make it ahead of time?
A: While they are best served fresh, you can reheat leftovers in the oven for a few minutes.
Q: Is this recipe spicy?
A: The level of spiciness can be adjusted by varying the amount of buffalo sauce used.
Q: Can I use frozen cauliflower?
A: Fresh cauliflower is recommended for better texture, but you can try with thawed frozen cauliflower.
Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a delightful treat for spice lovers and a healthier alternative to traditional buffalo wings. Enjoy the perfect blend of crispy texture and bold flavors in every bite!
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Spice Up Your Snack Game with Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites!