Air Fryer Spicy Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Air Fryer Spicy Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Air Fryer Spicy Crispy Cauliflower Bites - Satisfy your snack cravings with these Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower Bites. Each bite boasts a perfect balance of crispy exteriors and tender interiors, all while being seasoned to perfection. Whether you're a cauliflower enthusiast or a crispy snack lover, this recipe is sure to become a favorite.


  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower head, cut into florets
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Cooking spray


  • Prepare the Cauliflower:
    • Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized florets, ensuring they are of similar size for even cooking.
  • Create the Batter:
    • In a bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
    • Pour the buttermilk into a separate bowl.
  • Coat the Cauliflower:
    • Dip each cauliflower floret into the buttermilk, ensuring it is well-coated.
    • Next, dredge the coated cauliflower in the seasoned flour mixture, making sure it is fully covered.
  • Preheat the Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  • Arrange in the Air Fryer:
    • Lightly coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
    • Place the coated cauliflower florets in a single layer in the air fryer basket, making sure they are not overcrowded.
  • Air Fry until Crispy:
    • Air fry for 15-18 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through, or until the cauliflower is golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve Hot:
    • Once done, transfer the crispy cauliflower bites to a serving plate.
    • Enjoy them hot as a delightful snack or serve as a side dish with your favorite dipping sauce.

These Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower Bites are a healthier alternative to traditional fried snacks, offering a satisfying crunch and a burst of flavorful seasoning in every bite.

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