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These Vegan Cauliflower Wings Are the Perfect Snack

Ditch the chicken wings for a more sustainable, plant-based version. Here's how to make crispy vegan cauliflower wings.

vegan cauliflower wings
Written by
Calin Van Paris
Typical appetizers aren't exactly suitable for the
among us. Think chicken wings, loaded nachos, and sliders. If you're looking for an eco-friendlier swap to traditional options, you're in luck because we're preaching the gospel of cauliflower wings this week (and forevermore).
When cooked up just right (in this case, that means
) and coated in an appropriate sauce, cauliflower florets provide a delicious chicken alternative that everyone can enjoy, which is a refreshing concept.
For the perfect faux wing, start with this
viral recipe
from creator
Faiths Fresh
@faithsfresh this is for everyone who makes their air fryer a personality trait #fyp #foryou ♬ Poker face edited by me - Bailey
This vegan dupe packs all of the bite of a classic wing, sans the environmental impact that comes with
animal agriculture
. Prepare a batch for weekend gatherings—or just for some easy and moderately healthy nosh.
Here, a simple recipe for vegan cauliflower wings that is sure to find fans.

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How to Make Vegan Cauliflower Wings

1 large head cauliflower, broken into florets
1 cup gluten-free flour
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp pepper
1/2 alternative cup milk of choice
1/2 cup hot sauce of choice
1. Add flour, powders, pepper, and milk to a bowl. Mix until smooth.
2. Add cauliflower florets and mix until fully coated.
3. Transfer to air fryer. Bake at 375 degrees for 14 minutes.
4. Coat cooked florets in hot sauce. Bake for another 6 minutes.
5. Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce!
Craving more sustainable meals? You can find more of Faith's plant-based recipes like this at
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