Bang Bang Cauliflower is easy to make in the air fryer for crispy spicy air fryer cauliflower! This bang bang sauce is delicious, healthy and versatile!
It’s spicy side week! No this isn’t a real thing but the next two recipes I have for you both include a spicy kick!
No surprise to anyone – they are also healthy air fryer recipes!
I love the air fryer no matter what time of the year it is! Air Fryer side dishes are great accompaniments for summer dishes like grilled steaks or chicken as well as a convenient way to eat veggies during the busy nights and weekends that happen during the fall!
So I wanted to jazz up a few somewhat, kinda can be boring veggies with a little kick!
It’s no secret that I love my air fryer and making cauliflower and brussel sprouts are two of my absolute favorite things to make in the air fryer!
However, I’ve only recently became a fan of spicier dishes! Growing up, spice was not my friend!
The first time I heard of Sriracha was when my dad bought some. I was not about to try it. But I did like that the bottle had a rooster on it!
Fast forward to today and flavor is my friend!
How Do You Make Bang Bang Cauliflower?
Making bang bang cauliflower is super easy! Baking it is a great option, but today I’m going to focus on my old friend, the air fryer!
To get started, grab yourself some cauliflower! You can purchase pre cut cauliflower or buy a head, whatever is easiest for you.
Next, line up your bang bang sauce ingredients. To make bang bang sauce, you’ll need:
While your cauliflower is cooking in the air fryer, mix together the bang bang sauce and set it aside.
After the cauliflower is done cooking, mix it with some sauce. I would start with 3 tbsp and then add as desired!
You will want to eat the cauliflower as soon as possible for maximum crisp and heat!
Try These Other Healthy Air Fryer Side Dishes from Momma Fit Lyndsey
- Crispy Crunchy Zucchini Fries
- Whole30 Hash Browns
- Crispy Potato Wedges
- Sweet Potato Rounds
- Burnt Broccoli
- Crispy Asparagus
- Crunchy Brussel Sprouts
Bang Bang Cauliflower Recipe
Bang Bang Cauliflower - Air Fryer Recipe
Air Fryer Cauliflower Ingredients
- 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt + pepper to taste
Bang Bang Sauce Ingredients
- 1/2 cup Primal Kitchen Avocado Mayo
- 2 tbsp sweet Thai chili sauce
- 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
- 1 tsp rice vinegar
Air Fryer Cauliflower Instructions
Drizzle olive oil onto cauliflower. Season with salt + pepper.
Place into air fryer sprayed with coconut oil cooking spray. Cook at 400F for 10 minutes, shaking at 5 minutes.
Bang Bang Sauce Instructions
While cauliflower is in the air fryer, combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
Once cauliflower is cooked, add to a bowl along with bang bang sauce. Add bang bang sauce by tbsp starting with 3-5 then adding in more as desired. Serve immediately.
Bang Bang sauce recipe inspired by All Recipes.