Published by Ashley Palmer.

Looking for a kinder and healthier way to eat chicken wings? Why not try vegan cauliflower “wings” instead? Delicious and versatile, these bite-sized pieces of cauliflower offer an experience similar to eating chicken wings without involving the slaughter of sensitive, intelligent individuals.

Here are some secret-weapon recipes for cauliflower wings that every cook should have in their kitchen—from classic Buffalo-style wings to more creative options:

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

BBQ Cauliflower Wings

Vegan Lemon Pepper Cauliflower Wings

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Wings

Baked Mango-Tamarind Cauliflower Wings

Vegan Bang Bang Cauliflower Wings

Many restaurants offer cauliflower wings, too. Here are a few of our favorites:

Cauliflower ‘Wings’ From Sage Vegan Bistro (Los Angeles)

Lemon Pepper Parmesan Cauli Wings From I-Tal Garden (New Orleans)

Korean BBQ Fried Cauliflower Wings From PlantPub (Boston)

plantpub boston's vegan korean bbq cauliflower wings

Vegan Tofu and Cauliflower Wings From Boss ChicknBeer (Cleveland)

Cauliflower Wings From Modern Love (Brooklyn, New York and Omaha, Nebraska)

Cauliflower Wings With Adobo Sauce From Grandeur (Oakland, California)

BBQ Cauliflower From Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine (Chicago)

Cauliflower Wings From Full Bloom (Miami)

And keep an eye out for these cauliflower wing brands in stores near you:

Birds Eye Cauliflower Wings: Barbeque, Buffalo, Sweet Chili, and Teriyaki

Good & Gather Buffalo-Style Cauliflower Wings

Wholly Veggie! Cauliflower Wings: Buffalo and Ranch

Rhythm Superfoods Cauliflower Bites: Buffalo Ranch, Sea Salt, and White Cheddar


Remember: Chickens needs their wings—we don’t. Help stop millions of chickens from being slaughtered for their flesh by opting for one of the many vegan wings listed above, and go vegan to save even more animals:

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