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Worlds better than carryout, Cauliflower Fried Rice is a quick cooking, tasty weeknight staple and a super healthy plant-based recipe the whole family will devour.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Worlds better than carryout, Cauliflower Fried Rice is a quick cooking, tasty weeknight staple and a super healthy plant-based recipe the whole family will devour.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword Cauliflower
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 181 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized head of cauliflower (about 1 1/2 pounds, oe 4 cups of riced cauliflower)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup ham diced
  • 1 cup frozen mixed carrots and peas
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce Tamari for Gluten Free, Coconut Aminos for Paleo/Whole30)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper or to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, minced
  • 2 scallions chopped

Instructions

  1. Transfer florets to the bowl of a food processor. Blend or pulse until the cauliflower has broken down into small pieces, about the shape of rice or couscous.

  2. Preheat large skillet or wok. Add sesame oil. When oil is shimmering, add the cauliflower, red pepper, carrots, peas, ham, ginger, scallions, soy sauce, salt, and pepper.

  3. Stir over a medium-high heat until the mixture is hot, taste and season again with soy sauce if needed.

  4. Add the chopped cilantro at the end and serve at once.