Vegan Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

 

About a month ago I had my very first faux buffalo wing in Rochester, NY at Owl House Restaurant . Honestly, it’s probably the best faux wings I’ve ever had in my life! It was spicy, sweet, sour, crunchy, meaty with a garlic-y broccoli slaw that was the die for. Ugh…so good. Ever since my trip there I’ve been on a mission to recreate their wings. After 2-3 failed attempts, I have finally got it! Mixing chickpea flour and rice flour will give you a perfect crispy yet meaty “wing”. The rice flour helps the “wings” stay crunchy, while the chickpea flour makes it heavy and substantial. In addition. steaming the cauliflower until it’s just tender will help the florets grab on to the heavy batter without falling apart. Of course, I used Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce, since that’s what Owl House uses.

What you will need

1 small cauliflower

1/2 cup chickpea flour

3 tablespoons rice flour

1/2 teaspoon red chili powder

2/3 cup buffalo wing hot sauce

1-2 scallions, sliced

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