Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

Cauliflower fried rice is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional fried rice that is usually made with white rice. This recipe is perfect for those who are looking for a low-carb, gluten-free, and healthy option that is still packed with flavor. Using cauliflower rice instead of regular rice not only reduces the carbohydrate content but also adds a variety of vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthy body.

I love experimenting with new recipes, and I'm always looking for ways to make my favorite dishes healthier. One day, I decided to try making fried rice with cauliflower rice instead of regular rice, and it turned out to be a game-changer. The dish was just as flavorful as traditional fried rice, but much lighter and healthier. Now, it's one of my favorite go-to dishes when I want something quick, easy, and healthy.


  • 1 head of cauliflower, riced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions

  1. Rinse the cauliflower and cut it into florets. Place the florets into a food processor and pulse until the cauliflower is broken down into small rice-like pieces.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the red bell pepper and sauté for another 2-3 minutes until it begins to soften.
  4. Add the frozen peas and carrots and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until they are heated through.
  5. Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet and add the beaten eggs to the empty space. Scramble the eggs until they are fully cooked.
  6. Mix the eggs with the vegetables and add the cauliflower rice to the skillet. Stir-fry for 5-7 minutes until the cauliflower is tender and lightly browned.
  7. Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and pepper to the skillet and stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes until everything is well combined.
  8. Serve hot and garnish with chopped scallions if desired.

Serving Suggestions

Cauliflower fried rice is a versatile dish that can be served as a main course or a side dish. It's perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a healthy and delicious meal without sacrificing flavor. You can serve it with grilled chicken, fish, or tofu for a complete meal, or you can enjoy it on its own as a light lunch or dinner. It's also a great dish to bring to potlucks or parties since it's easy to make in large quantities.

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