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This easy, low carb cauliflower stir fry is delicious and ready in 15 minutes. This recipe is keto, gluten-free, and a healthy great substitute for fried rice.
This keto cauliflower fried rice was a great addition to our diet when our family started eating low-carb meals. Just like the almond flour keto waffles, this low-carb cauliflower fried rice taste just like the real fried rice. Cauliflower fried rice makes a good lunch, dinner for weekdays, or weekends served with meat kebabs grilled with the best bbq rub.
Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that is high in fiber and vitamins. It aids weight loss, versatile, and is a low carb meal. Cauliflower rice is a healthy alternative to normal rice. Cauliflower is easy to rice or you can find it at the frozen department at most grocery stores. I like to buy frsh cauliflower, make cauliflower rice, and store in the freezer in an airtight bag. Store in the freezer for up to three months.
How to Make Cauliflower Rice
There are different ways to make cauliflower rice. To make cauliflower rice, cut the cauliflower into florets. After cutting into florets, chop or grate the florets into small pieces. If using a food processor or blender, work in batches, pulsing until you have the rice consistency. After ricing, store the cauliflower in an airtight bag and freeze.
Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe
This cauliflower stir fry is quick, easy to make, and is pack full of flavor. This healthy fried rice makes a great lunch or dinner. I like to stir fry this low carb rice in sesame oil to tone down the nutty flavor and add vegetables. It is ready in minutes and requires just a few ingredients.
Check the printable recipe card at the bottom for a detailed list and measurements.
Cauliflower (Grated or Cut into florets and pulse in food processor or blender to rice)
Low sodium soy sauce
How to make Cauliflower fried rice
Place a wok or pan on medium to high heat. Add the sesame oil, olive oil, and sautee the garlic, onions and mixed peppers.
Stir in the cauliflower rice, pepper, soy sauce, and fry for a few minutes.
Pour in the scrambled eggs, add the salt and adjust the taste if needed.
Serve and enjoy your cauliflower egg fried rice.
HOW TO STORE
I like to make this recipe fresh because it is quick to make and is ready in less than 15 minutes. I like to cut fresh cauliflower into florets, puree to achieve the rice size, put into an airtight bag, and freeze for up to three months.
Avoid storing cauliflower fried rice for more than 24 hours in the refrigerator and do not freeze because it gets mushy when thawed. Reheat the cauliflower in the microwave or in a pan.
Frequently Asked Questions/Tips
Can I freeze Cauliflower Fried rice?
Do not freeze cauliflower fried rice because it gets mushy when thawed. This dish is an easy, quick meal that can be ready in less than 10 minutes using frozen cauliflower rice. You can store fresh cauliflower rice in the freezer to make the cooking process fastier for a fresh meal.
Why is my cauliflower fried rice soggy?
Cauliflower rice cooks fast and when overcooked becomes soggy and mushy. Avoid cooking your cauliflower for too long. Follow the recommended time in the recioe card for a delicious meal.
Is cauliflower rice healthy?
Cauliflower rice is a healthy cruciferous. It is rich in fiber and full of nutrients and is low in carbohydrate. Cauliflower rice has 25 calories, 5g of carbohydrates compared to 205 calories and 45g of carbohydrates in white rice.
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Cauliflower Stir Fry
- 1 cauliflower head (riced)
- 1 egg scrambled
- 1 Tablesppon sesame oil
- 2 Tablespoon Olive oil
- 1 cup Mixed bell peppers
- 2 Tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
- ½ Teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ½ Tablespoon garlic
- 2 Tablespoon onions
- Place a wok or pan on medium to high heat. Add sesame oil, olive oil, and sautee the garlic, onions, mixed vegetables.
- Stir in the cauliflower rice, black pepper, paprika, soy sauce, and fry for about 3 minutes.
- Pour in the scrambled eggs, add the kosher salt and adjust the taste.
- Serve and enjoy.