Sous Vide Buffalo Hen Wings & Buffalo Cauliflower Pizza


Good issues are available in pairs, and this duo of buffalo rooster wings and buffalo cauliflower pizza recipe joins the precision of Anova sous vide cooking with the ability of Ooni flame cooking for the final word tender, fiery combo. Because of Ooni ambassador Josh Tahan (@truecraftbbq), creating these jaw-dropping wings and this mouth-watering pizza at dwelling is simple. And don’t neglect in regards to the do-it-yourself Buffalo Sauce both – you’ll by no means need store-bought once more!

And simply in case Josh’s recipe inspiration isn’t sufficient – Anova + Ooni are dedicating 5% of gross sales constructed from our web sites from July 20th – July 27th* to assist two causes near our coronary heart, La Cocina and Motion Towards Starvation. Be a part of us in giving again whereas cooking like a professional.



Serves 2-Three folks

For the wings

35oz (1kg) Hen wings

Head of cauliflower

salt/pepper/olive oil

For the do-it-yourself Buffalo Sauce

  • 12 purple chili peppers, deseeded and finely chopped.
  • 20oz, white distilled vinegar
  • Bulb of garlic
  • Three tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ tbsp chilly water

OR substitute do-it-yourself with loads of your favorite Scorching Buffalo Sauce

For the Pizza

  • 8.8oz (250g) basic pizza dough ball
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 Tbsp blue cheese, crumbled


You’ll want to arrange this recipe properly forward of time, begin at the very least 1 day earlier than you’re able to cook dinner your wings. Put together your pizza dough forward of time. To make a 12″ pizza, we advocate getting ready pizza dough balls which can be 8.8oz (250g) every – our information to creating the proper Basic Pizza Dough covers every little thing it’s good to know.

When you’re utilizing store-bought buffalo sauce, skip step two.

Step 1: Sous vide your rooster wings

  1. Preheat a water tub together with your Anova Precision Cooker and set to 160°F/71°C.
  2. As soon as your water tub has reached 160°F/71°C, season your rooster wings with a little bit of salt, add to a vacuum seal bag, seal, and drop into the water tub. Set a timer for 2 hours.
  3. When the 2 hour timer is full, take away the jars utilizing tongs and place on a wire rack or trivet. Take away the rooster from the bag and place on a wire rack inside a foiled pan to chill down.
  4. Place the uncovered rooster in your fridge to relaxation in a single day. It will assist create a pleasant crisp pores and skin when cooking the subsequent day. IF you’re in need of time – you may skip this although!

Step 2: put together your sauce


  1. Preheat a water tub together with your Anova Precision Cooker and set to 160°F/71°C. This may be performed concurrently step
  2. Whereas the water is preheating, place your seeded and chopped chili peppers into two 16ozcanning jars. High every jar with white distilled vinegar, leaving about an inch of house towards the mouth of the jar. Finger-tighten the lids and place each jars into the water tub, whereas the water is about 120°F/49°C. Including jars to the water tub right now is a crucial step – glass could break if uncovered to excessive temperature swings. This permits the glass and its content material to slowly come as much as temperature collectively.
  3. As soon as the temperature hits 160°F/71°C in your water tub, set a timer for 2 hours. You are able to do this concurrently you add your rooster wings.
  4. Whereas your peppers and rooster are cooking, preheat your typical oven to 400°F/204°C. Take away the papery outer layers of your garlic, however go away the bulb intact. Reduce a couple of half inch off from the highest of the bulb so the cloves are uncovered. Drizzle the highest with ½ tsp of olive oil, wrap in foil, and bake within the oven for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, take away the foil and scoop out the cloves. You’ll want four of the roasted cloves for the buffalo sauce.
  5. You may both set your chili peppers in a single day at room temperature, or, after 1-2 hours place them within the fridge in a single day – keep in mind, drastic temperature adjustments could cause glass to crack!
  6. On day 2, take away your jars of pepper and vinegar from the fridge. Add your four roast garlic cloves with a hefty pinch of salt and pepper to a blender and add the content material from each jars. Run the blender for about 1-2 minutes. Pressure the combination properly and pour again into your empty jars.
  7. Add 8oz/226g of your freshly combined buffalo sauce to a small saucepan and warmth till simmering. Combine 1 tbsp of cornstarch with 1 tbsp of chilly water in a small bowl, and add to your simmering liquid. Flip the range off and blend properly for 1 minute. The sauce ought to scale back and thicken throughout this time. (The remaining, unthickened sauce will keep contemporary for months within the fridge)
  8. Pour the thickened sauce right into a clear jar or container and place in your fridge till you’re able to cook dinner.

Step 3: Wing and pizza day!


  1. On day 2, preheat your water tub together with your Anova Precision Cooker to 185°F/85°C.
  2. Core and reduce your cauliflower florets into wings. If you wish to serve the cauliflower in lieu of conventional Buffalo wings, go away them as entire florets. If topping a pizza with them, reduce the florets in half, length-wise.
  3. Take just a few ounces of the buffalo sauce and toss with the cauliflower florets to evenly coat. Seal the cauliflower ‘wings’ in a bag and place into your water tub for 40 minutes.
  4. After 40 minutes, take away the cauliflower and go away in your fridge till you’re able to cook dinner.
  5. Once you’re able to cook dinner, fireplace up your Ooni pizza oven. Purpose for round 600-800˚F (320-420˚C) on the stone baking board inside. You may examine the temperature inside your Ooni rapidly and simply utilizing the Ooni Infrared Thermometer.
  6. Place your Solid Iron Pan into the oven. Whereas it’s preheating, take away your wings, thickened buffalo sauce and cauliflower from the fridge.
  7. Soften Three tbsp of butter and add to your buffalo sauce, stir properly.
  8. Take away your preheated forged iron pan from the oven and add your rooster and cauliflower wings. Cook dinner for 2-Three minutes, ensuring to flip and switch the wings frequently with tongs. Take away the pan and place your wings in a bowl. Dollop over a beneficiant portion of your buffalo sauce and toss the wings to coat evenly. Return the wings to the forged iron within the oven and cook dinner for an additional 1-2 minutes, flipping and turning constantly for a good cook dinner.
  9. After 5-6 minutes whole cooking time, take away the pan from the oven and put aside. Wrap the wings in foil to maintain heat whilst you put together your cauliflower pizza.
  10. Utilizing a small quantity of flour, mud your Ooni pizza peel. Stretch the pizza dough ball out and lay it out in your pizza peel. Unfold a good layer of crumbled blue cheese throughout the bottom of your pizza, then add your halved buffalo cauliflower wings. End with a beneficiant drizzle of your buffalo sauce
  11. Slide the pizza off the peel and into your Ooni pizza oven. Cook dinner for 1-2 minutes, ensuring to show the pizza frequently for a good cook dinner.
  12. As soon as the pizza is cooked, take away from the oven and high with a handful of freshly shaved celery.  Season with slightly pepper..
  13. Plate your buffalo Hen wings and slice your buffalo cauliflower pizza. Serve with a number of contemporary veggies and your favourite dips. Cool, creamy pairings like blue cheese/ranch dip work completely to stability the fiery warmth of the buffalo sauce!

*Anova will donate 5% of all cooker gross sales direct from to La Cocina from July 19th-July 27th. Cannot be mixed with every other promotions.


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