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15 Minute Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 20 minutes
  • yield Yield: 5-7 1x
  • category Category: Chicken
  • method Method: Stove
  • cuisine Cuisine: Asian
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

A 15 Minute Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice that’s low carb, high protein and flipping delicious! Better than takeout and healthier for you too. The perfect quick & easy dinner recipe that’s only 205 calories per serving. 

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Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower, blended till it looks like rice (about 4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breast, chopped into 1/2” cubes
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 carrots, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 cup frozen sweet peas
  • 1/3 cup tamari sauce or soy sauce
  • 12 teaspoons sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions (garnish)
  • sesame seeds (garnish)

Instructions

  1. Add cauliflower florets to a food processor or blender. Blend until cauliflower resembles small grains of rice. Set aside.
  2. Heat a wok or large skillet to medium high heat.
  3. Add in 1 tablespoon of sesame oil to pan. Next add diced chicken.
  4. Saute chicken for 4-5 minutes, tossing throughout.
  5. Remove chicken from the pan. Add in eggs and scramble for 1 minute until cooked. Remove eggs and place with the cooked chicken.
  6. Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and then immediately add onions. Stir fry onions for 2 minutes until translucent.
  7. Next add garlic, ginger and carrots. Saute the vegetables for 4-5 minutes.
  8. Next add in the cauliflower rice, sweet peas, tamari sauce and sriracha sauce.
  9. Toss everything together and cook for 2 minutes. Then add chicken and egg back in and mix together.
  10. Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 -2 cups
  • Calories: 223
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 841 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 90 mg

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