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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Do you need a substitute for regular fried rice? I love fried rice. Pre trim healthy mama, I never got plain white rice when I went to Chinese restaurants. I know that there are people all over the world that love a nice bowl of plain white rice. There are also people who love a glass of plain cow’s milk. Again, I can’t do it. Give me all the flavors, the sesame seed oil, soy sauce, veggies, seasoning, yes please. If that is you, then give this low carb version of the original a try.

Serve if with your favorite Asian inspired main dish. Most recently I served it with my dump and go teriyaki chicken thighs. They paired together perfectly. I haven’t tried freezing this side yet, but it is on my list of things to try. I love having a freezer with on plan foods, like the chicken that went with this dish.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Frozen Cauliflower Rice The rice I buy at Costco comes in 1 lb bags. The ones at Aldi are smaller. If you buy yours at Aldi, you can reduce the add-ins if you want.
  • 2 Med Beat
  • 1 Med Carrot, Shredded
  • 3 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 3 Green Onions, diced
  • 1 C Green Peas
  • 2-3 tsp Olive OIl
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 T Bragg's or Soy Sauce
  • 1 T Minced Ginger Or you can use 1-2 tsp powdered ginger

Salt and Pepper to taste. You might want more Bragg's as well.

    Instructions

    • Cook the cauliflower rice in the microwave.
    • In a large skillet over medium heat, add 1 tsp of the olive oil and the eggs. Over medium heat, gently scramble the eggs. Remove from pan when done.
    • Add another tsp of the olive oil to the skillet Add garlic and the shredded carrot. Cook for a few minutes.
    • Add the cauliflower rice. Stir and cook for at least 10 minutes. I added a little water when the skillet was dry so the rice didn't burn.
    • Add the sesame oil to the skillet. Stir to combine. Add the green onions.
    • Add the ginger, peas, and Bragg's. Stir to combine.
    • Taste and add salt and pepper. Add more Bragg's if you think it needs more.
    • Serve hot.

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