Cauliflower Fried 'Rice' Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Cauliflower Fried 'Rice' Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Cauliflower Fried 'Rice'

Recipe by  

"This is a low-carb option for those who want all the flavor of Chinese fried rice but none of the guilt."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

  1. Stir peas and water together in a saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook and stir until peas are tender and heated through, about 5 minutes. Drain and discard water.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons sesame oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Cook and stir pork in hot oil until lightly browned on all sides and cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes. Transfer meat to a plate.
  3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons sesame oil the wok. Saute green onions, carrot, and garlic in hot oil until just softened, about 5 minutes. Add cauliflower; cook and stir until cauliflower had a tender but firm to the bite, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Stir pork and soy sauce into cauliflower mixture and stir-fry until mixture is hot and slightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Move pork-cauliflower mixture to one side of the wok; pour beaten eggs onto empty side. Scramble eggs until cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes; stir cooked eggs into the pork-cauliflower mixture, breaking up any large chunks.
Kitchen-Friendly View
  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 45 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Shred cauliflower using the largest side of a grater; the end product resembles grains of rice.
  • You can substitute any lean meat for the ground beef.
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 26, 2014

This recipe is unbelievable. I served it to 2 cauliflower non-lovers and didn't tell them what it was until they were finished raving about it. Hubby said it's up there with his other favourite recipe from AR. That is one high praise. I wasn't sure that straight veggies and pork was going to be enough for my big boys, so I made some rice anyways to add to the dish. The rice is now in my freezer. It was totally unnecessary. The directions don't tell you when to add the peas so I added them to the wok with the pork on it's second round. I also nuked the peas rather than use the stove top. I am so glad I tried this recipe. As another reviewer bd.weld said, "definitely a keeper". Thanks so much John Melinte!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 06, 2014

Way too much soy sauce. Not enough cauliflower. A lot of work.

 

10 Ratings

Mar 09, 2014

Outstanding and definitely a keeper. This recipe is so flavorful and versatile. The only thing I recommend is maybe one more clove of garlic. The cauliflower rice is spot on. Thank you John Melinte for a great recipe.

 
Feb 14, 2014

So good !!! I love fried rice, but can't afford the carbs ! Thanks for the great recipe !!

 
Jun 02, 2014

Used this recipe as a base and replaced the pork with shrimp. Delicious low carb alternative to fried rice! Hubs loved it as well!

 
Mar 27, 2014

Made this for lunch for my fiance and myself and it was wonderful! Very easy to make, just a little prep work needed. I used some leftover shredded pork shoulder and just crisped it up a bit in the pan following the same steps in the recipe. This will be a regular lunch for us! I served with a baked eggroll on the side :)

 
Jul 03, 2014

Its time consuming shredding the califlower but maybe thats cause i have a tiny grater. This was very good, and surprisingly filling. Good as a main dish or a side.

 
Apr 15, 2014

Don't miss fried rice anymore

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 366 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.8 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 140 mg
  • 47%
  • Fat
  • 19.2 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 5.3 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 33.3 g
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 1065 mg
  • 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

 Quick & Easy Grilling
Quick & Easy Grilling

Easy weeknight dinners, ready in a flash.

Fresh Summer Meals
Fresh Summer Meals

Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Related Videos

Pineapple Fried Rice

See how to make simple pineapple fried rice using common pantry items!

How to Make Fried Rice

See how to turn leftovers into a fast and delicious meal.

Chinese Chicken Fried Rice I

A quick chicken stir-fry with loads of crisp, colorful vegetables.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States