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Air Fryer Cauliflower Recipe

Our air fryer cauliflower recipe is a great way to encourage everyone to eat more fiber. Let’s check out the ingredients and see how it’s made.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer cauliflower recipe, air fyer cauliflower, how to cook cauliflower in an air fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 20 oz cauliflower cut into bite-sized florets
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 0.5 oz grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 fl oz water
  • 1/2 cup plain panko breadcrumbs
  • 4 tbsp Heinz ketchup
  • 2 tbsp parsley roughly chopped


  • Mix the batter: In a large mixing bowl, combine 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp paprika, melted 1 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter, 3 tbsp cornstarch, 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, 0.5 oz grated Parmesan cheese, and 4 fl oz water. Whisk until smooth.
    Step 1: Mix the batter.
  • Coat the cauliflower: Add 20 oz cauliflower into the bowl of batter. Toss to coat evenly.
    Step 2: Coat the cauliflower.
  • Bread the cauliflower: Put 1/2 cup breadcrumbs into a bowl or plate. Roll each cauliflower floret into the breadcrumbs to coat evenly on all sides. Put the breaded cauliflower on a plate and set aside.
    Step 3: Bread the cauliflower.
  • Cook the cauliflower: Preheat the air fryer at 375°F for 5 minutes. Put the breaded cauliflower into the air fryer's basket and cook for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
    Step 4: Cook the cauliflower.
  • Garnish and serve: Remove the cauliflower from the air fryer and transfer it to a serving platter. Sprinkle with freshly chopped 2 tbsp parsley and serve immediately with 4 tbsp ketchup.
    Step 5: Garnish and serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 424IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg