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Sticky Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

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Sticky Cauliflower Wings offer a delicious way to incorporate nutrient-rich cauliflower into your diet. Cauliflower is a powerhouse of essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamins C, K, and folate. This veggie also boasts a high fibre content, aiding digestion and promoting a sense of fullness, which can support healthy weight management. By swapping traditional chicken wings for cauliflower, you’re reducing saturated fat intake while enjoying a satisfying, crunchy texture.

Moreover, this recipe’s use of chickpea flour and unsweetened plant milk adds a nutritious twist. Chickpea flour is a good source of protein and fibre, contributing to muscle health and providing a sustained feeling of satiety. The unsweetened plant milk not only keeps this dish dairy-free but also enriches it with essential vitamins like vitamin D and calcium. Additionally, the incorporation of herbs and spices like garlic powder and red pepper flakes not only enhances flavour but also brings antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to the table, supporting overall health and well-being.

When served as a part of a balanced meal, Sticky Cauliflower Wings can be a nutritious alternative to traditional finger foods. Embracing these flavourful bites means savouring a dish packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants—all while relishing a guilt-free, plant-powered culinary experience that nourishes the body and tantalizes the taste buds.

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Sticky Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
Indulge in Sticky Cauliflower Wings—a mouthwatering sensation! This recipe transforms cauliflower into crispy, flavorful bites coated in a tantalizing blend of chickpea flour, herbs, and spices. Perfectly paired with a zesty dipping sauce, these wings are the star of any gathering, making every bite an unforgettable experience.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American


Cauliflower Crumb

  • 1 sml cauliflower head
  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened plant milk
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup italian herb breadcrumbs


  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp lite soy sauce or tamari
  • ½ tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp sriracha chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp vegan worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • ¼ cup water


  • Preheat oven to 230°C (440℉)
  • Cut the cauliflower into small florets, not too small
  • In a bowl, mix all the crumb ingredients except the breadcrumbs. In a separate bowl, add the breadcrumbs.
  • Coat the cauliflower florets in the batter mix, ensure they are fully coated then roll them in the crumb.
  • Place each one on either a silicon baking sheet or onto a baking paper-lined baking tray.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  • While the cauliflower is cooking, make up the sauce.
  • In a pan, heat all the ingredients except the cornflour and water. Dissolve the cornflower in a little of the ¼ water and add to the sauce mixing through to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool; thickening the mix more.
  • Remove the cauliflower from the oven and toss in the sauce. Use a spoon or spatula to coat thoroughly. Use tongs to return the coated cauliflower to the tray. Bake for a further 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve.
Keyword buffalo wings, festive, newyears eve, plantbased, vegan, wfpb
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.

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