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Hot and spicy air fryer cauliflower

Spice things up.

Make hot and spicy popcorn cauliflower in your air fryer. Use the popular appliance for this low carb, low fat, vegan alternative to popcorn chicken.

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Combine linseed meal with ⅔ cup (160ml) water in a large bowl; stand for 5 minutes or until thickened. Add mustard and hot sauce; stir to combine.


Combine flour, onion powder, garlic powder and spices in a second large bowl; season with salt.


Cut cauliflower into 2.5cm florets.


Preheat a 5.3-litre air fryer to 180°C for 3 minutes.


Add cauliflower to linseed mixture; stir to coat. Working in batches, toss cauliflower in flour mixture to coat; spray generously with oil.


Taking care, pull out the air-fryer pan and basket; place half the coated cauliflower in basket. Slide pan and basket back into appliance. Keep temperature set at 180°C; set timer for 10 minutes. Cook until cauliflower is golden. Transfer popcorn cauliflower to a bowl; season with salt. Cover to keep warm. Repeat cooking with remaining coated cauliflower.


Serve popcorn cauliflower with hot sauce and lemon wedges.

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