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Buffalo Cauliflower Taco

Come Dine With Me South Africa S8: Ep5 Kenny's recipes

Serves 4

Kenny Smith


  • 2 cups Masa Harini
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • cup panko
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon each: onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, corn flour
  • to taste: Kosher Salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce of your choice
  • 100g butter
  • 50 grams blue cheese
  • 2  avocados
  • 100 ml sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 75 ml lime juice
  • 1 bag coleslaw mix
  • 1 handful: chopped coriander leaves


  1. Mix the Masa and 2 cups of water to form a dough and let it rest. Once rested for 10 minutes form balls and press into tortillas. Cook tortilla in a pan on medium to high heat flipping so as not to burn.
  2. Pn a medium heat combine the butter and hot sauce to make sauce for cauliflower.
  3. Combine avocado, sour cream, garlic, lime juice, water and a pinch of salt in a food processor and blend until smooth. 
  4. Combine Avocado Crema with ruby slaw and keep left over crema to drizzle over taco later.
  5. Mix panko and spices in a bowl and in a separate bowl beat an egg
  6. Dip cauliflower in the egg and then the panko mix andplace in a lined air fryer
  7. Fry cauliflower till crispy. Toss in buffalo sauce mixture and fry again for 2 minutes.
  8. Layer coleslaw and cauliflower on tortilla. Crumble blue cheese on top and drizzle with more avocado crema. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves

NOTE: Salt and black pepper will be added to the tortilla, avocado crema and panko mixture throughout the cook.