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Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Buffalo sauce, Cauliflower florets, the Ninja Foodi, an air fryer, or your oven is all you need to make these perfect.


  • 2 heads cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour


  1. place cauliflower and 1/2 cup of water into the Nina Foodi or pressure cooker
  2. put the pressure lid on and make sure the valve is pointed to seal
  3. Set pressure to low and the time to 2 minutes
  4. Once the cauliflower is done, quick release and carefully remove the lid
  5. Drain Cauliflower and place in the fridge to chill (about 10 minutes)
  6. whisk together flour,baking powder, salt, corn starch, garlic and onion powder, and the pepper
  7. Add the eggs and 1 cup of water, continue to whisk until well blended (the batter should be smooth)
  8. Add cauliflower to the egg mixture and toss gently.
  9. place cauliflower on a baking sheet and chill in the freezer for 20 minutes
  10. Preheat air crisper at 360 degrees for 5 minutes
  11. Arrange the cauliflower in a single even layer on the bottom of the cook and crisp basket
  12. After 5 minutes place the basket into the pot
  13. Close the lid and air crisp for 20 minutes at 360 degrees
  14. Once the desired crispness is achieved remove cauliflower from the basket and repeat with the remaining cauliflower. Freeze uncooked cauliflower for a quick and easy snack later in the week
  15. Microwave hot sauce for 30 seconds and toss in a bowl with the hot sauce. Optional use a brush and lightly coat the cauliflower.
  16. Dig in and enjoy
  • Category: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack