Light bites • Spicy
Wings are a social food. They’re made to be shared and their messiness always seems to lead to some giggles. Now that all our kids are a little older, it’s nice to pair this appi with a nice, hoppy craft beer and perhaps a few hands of hearts. (Yes, we have decks of cards stained with Frank’s RedHot in our house.)
Cut the cauliflower into large florets and place them in a large mixing bowl.
In a separate bowl, mix the hot sauce and melted butter.
Pour the hot sauce mixture over the cauliflower and mix well.
Let the mixture marinate for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Place the panko bread crumbs in a shallow dish and season with a little coarse salt.
Dip the cauliflower into the panko crumbs, making sure to coat them well.
Place the cauliflower onto the air fryer baking tray, making sure not to lay them on top of each other. I like to cook this recipe in two batches so as not to overcrowd the cauliflower so they cook more evenly.
Set your air fryer to 400°F and cook for 12 to 15 minutes. You want the bites to be cooked but not browned.
When the bites are done, you can drizzle them in more hot sauce.
Serve with ranch dressing and carrot and celery sticks.