Cauliflower Air Fryer Recipes – Easy Cauliflower Recipe In An Air Fryer

This long period of lockdown was making me and my boyfriend bored. So, we often decide to experiment with new recipes. Recently we tried Cauliflower air fryer recipes, and as a new item, it was mouth-watering.

This item can be made using very few ingredients, and if you own an air fryer, then it's a jackpot for you. Cauliflower, composed of high carbs and protein, can be very healthy. Another positive thing about cauliflower item is that you can apply any herb you want to bring out the essence of the vegetable, so go crazy with your experiments!

Want to know what are the best cauliflower recipes? Let's show some easy to cook recipes in an air fryer.

How to cook cauliflower in the air fryer:

How To Cook Cauliflower In The Air Fryer

Very first, heat your air fryer at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. While heating, make sure to collect all these ingredients:

  1. At least 3-4 cups cauliflower florets
  2. One tablespoon oil (preferably olive oil
  3. Half teaspoon of salt

Mix all the above ingredients with cauliflower. Put it inside the preheated fryer for 5-8 minutes and serve it hot.

Tips: You can always store it in the fridge for an hour or a day to enhance the crispiness when it is fried.

Air Fryer Roasted Cauliflower Recipe:

Air Fryer Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

For two servings, the ingredients needed for this recipe are:

  1. 3-4 cups of florets.
  2. Garlic cloves.
  3. Half a teaspoon salt.
  4. One tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil.

Smash the garlic cloves into a thick paste just after cutting it into smaller pieces. Then mix all the ingredients. On a preheated air fryer, put the bowl of cauliflower in and wait for 15 minutes to get your cauliflower roasted and the way you wanted.

Tip: To enhance the taste, you can apply some paprika masala when mixing up in the bowl.

Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower Recipe:

Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower Recipe

Everyone loves crispiness when it comes to food items. But to make it brittle, one has to follow some procedures; otherwise, all effort goes awry. Here is a special recipe amid all the Cauliflower Air Fryer Recipes.

Ingredients for this recipe:

  1. 3-4 cups of cauliflower florets.
  2. Half a teaspoon table salt
  3. One tablespoon of olive oil.

After cutting the cauliflower into large florets, put it aside. Mix everything up and make the cauliflower florets coated with that mixture. It would be best if you always preheated the air fryer before putting it into work.

After it is heated up, set the temperature to 360 degrees Fahrenheit and put the cauliflower moisture inside the air fryer. Everything else will be handled by the air fryer correctly. After 10-12 minutes, you will get your desired Air fryer Crispy Cauliflower recipe.

Air Fryer Grilled Cauliflower Rice:

Air Fryer Grilled Cauliflower Rice

Grilled or BBQ is a fan favorite all over the world. From meat to veggies, if it's grill fried, then the taste would be top-notch. We brought a special grilled cauliflower rice recipe only for you.

Ingredients for this recipe:

  1. 3-4 cups of cauliflower floret
  2. Two large egg
  3. One package of frozen cauliflower rice
  4. Two slices of ham
  5. Quarter cup chopped onions
  6. Two tablespoons of soy sauce
  7. One teaspoon of salt

The floret should be processed with salt and olive oil and frozen for an hour or more. Meanwhile, cook rice in a rice cooker, then mix it up with the large eggs, ham, chopped onions, soy sauce within a bowl until it perfectly combines.

Please take out the florets and mix it with the rest of the ingredients. Finally, air fry for 5-7 minutes in a closed container, and you will be served your desired healthy meal of the day.

Vegan Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower:

Vegan Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

A recipe made especially for the vegans and made with gluten-free products.

Ingredients for this recipe:

  1. 3-4 cups of cauliflower floret
  2. One cup of gluten-free flour
  3. A quarter teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  4. A quarter teaspoon of chili powder
  5. Some chili flakes
  6. Hot sauce
  7. Two garlic cloves

Make a mixture with flour, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, and unique essence, a little bit of paprika—Preheat the air fryer at 390 degrees Fahrenheit for at least 5 minutes. While preheating, process the floret with salt and oil, then put it in the air fryer basket to cook it up for 10 minutes at the same temperature. 

On another pan, mix up the garlic clove, hot sauce, butter and boil it up for a few minutes. After the cauliflower is done, bring them together in a large and mix it up gently.

Cauliflower Tacos (air fryer recipe!)

Cauliflower Tacos (air fryer recipe!)

Cauliflower Tacos are a special kind of vegetable tacos. It's healthy as well as brings a new taste to your taste buds.


  1. Eggs
  2. Spices
  3. Breadcrumbs
  4. Cauliflower floret

Process up your floret and put it aside. Now take the eggs and the spices together to combine it up. Now take one floret and drench it in the mixture first, then the breadcrumbs second. When the combination fully covers the floret, be sure to put it in a single layer. 

Before putting it in the fryer, make sure it's preheated at 390 degrees Fahrenheit for least 5 minutes, and then put the cauliflower in the air fryer for 12-14 minutes. After it's finished, you can put it on your tacos with a salsa of your likings.

Cauliflower air fryer keto:

Cauliflower air fryer keto

The specialty of this recipe is this is a very low carb healthy item. Even though cauliflower possesses high fiber and carbs, it's especially fried in the air fryer; thus, it is a perfectly healthy meal.

Ingredients are:

  1. Few cauliflowers (bite-sized)
  2. Cooking oil
  3. 2 Eggs.
  4. Two tablespoons of heavy cream.
  5. 1 cup blanched almond flour (or any flour)
  6. 1 tsp garlic powder
  7. Quarter tsp of paprika
  8. Quarter tsp cayenne pepper

In two separate bowls, mix eggs and heavy creams in one. Another one is the mixture for flour, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper. After cutting the cauliflower into smaller pieces, dip it on the first bowl of the mixture, then dip it in breadcrumbs.

 Before air frying, it should be heated first. Store all the pieces in a single layer and cook for 12-14 minutes until it shows golden brownish color.

Air fryer cauliflower steaks:

Air fryer cauliflower steaks

Steaks can taste heavenly, but what about vegetarians? Lastly, a fantastic recipe is an air-fried cauliflower steak.

Ingredients for this recipe:

  1. Turmeric lemon rice
  2. Grated garlic
  3. Paprika
  4. Table salt
  5. Olive oil
  6. A considerable chunk of cauliflower

The whole point of cauliflower steak is about marinating and proper processing. Cauliflower should cut from the bottom while keeping the core in one piece. Once it is cut, marinate the chunk with a mixture of turmeric, paprika, salt, garlic, and finally, with some lime juice.

The chunk should be kept in the freezer or at normal temperature for at least one hour for proper marination. And lastly, with an Air fryer, it should be grilled or roasted at 350-400 degrees Fahrenheit. for at least 20 minutes. Afterward, you can serve it fresh and hot.

Air Fryer Roasted Cauliflower - Keto Friendly

Cauliflower Air Fryer Recipes FAQs

What type of Air Fryer should I be using?

Almost all Air Fryer can bake and roast easily. Besides, it's best to look for a fryer  which consumes less power and has an exhaust or cooling system for safety purposes.

How long to air fry cauliflower?

It is best to fry for at least 5-8 minutes. To get the golden brownish color, one should fry for 12-15 minutes with a minute interval after the 6th minute.

Is Roasted Cauliflower Healthy?

Roasted Cauliflower is very healthy for the human body because it contains high fibers, carbs, and protein. Besides, C Vitamins are also enriched in it.

Can I Use Frozen Cauliflower Florets?

From personal experience, frozen cauliflower florets make tastier and crispier roasted cauliflower recipes than the unfrozen one. So, yes, you can use Frozen Florets.

How to cut cauliflower florets? 

You can start by slicing it up from the middle part of the cauliflower. It will automatically come out as a floret, but if you would like into smaller sizes, then you can always chop it up again from the core and you will get your desired shape or size.


As simple as the Cauliflower Air Fryer Recipes could be, air fryer makes it more time-efficient. With minimal effort, you can now prepare this for yourself. Or maybe for your guests to surprise them with the hospitality of crispy and juiciness. 

We hope we could help you with some of the recipes. Also, don't forget to spice it up in your style because it is you who is going to eat or serve. 


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