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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Meal Type:
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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Grated cauliflower instead of rice is both delicious and low carb.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Grate the cauliflower using either the largest holes on a hand grater or with the grating blade in food processor. The results should almost resemble the size of cooked white rice.
  2. Heat oil to cover the bottom of a small skillet on medium-high.
  3. Quickly stir-fry the white of the onions and the garlic. Watch closely so as not to burn.
  4. Add the cauliflower; fry about 4-5 minutes, stirring constantly until it begins to color a bit. Don't overcook or it might get mushy.
  5. Stir in the soy sauce. Push the cauliflower to one side of the pan; pour in the beaten egg.
  6. Lightly scramble the egg briefly then mix into the cauliflower.
  7. Add the green onion tops and toss.
  8. Note: add some chicken and make it a meal!
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yum yum looks like CousCous and tastes WOW! i added a tbsp of butter when it was finished and didn't use the egg. IT WAS GREAT WITH MY Stroganoff.
01 Aug 10 by member: RitaNoel
Hubby and I really enjoyed this dish! It will be a regular item at our dinner table.
08 Aug 10 by member: YES
Really tasted like the real thing. Satisfying.
19 Aug 10 by member: andrienel
This was awesome! Tasted so much like rice it was unbelievable. One of my new favs!!!
LOVE IT!!! I wanted to take some for lunch but wanted to 'jazz' it up a little - so I tossed in a can of 'Tomatoes/okra.corn' - WOW, instant veggi gumbo! And very good - but, if TRYING to make gumbo, leave out the soy sauce and add a little hot sauce.
23 Sep 10 by member: Walkinmule
Tasty, nice alternative. Added bonus, my son who doesnt like or eat many vegetables loved it! Husband did too.
This is AMAZING. I will be eating this A LOT. I used Olive Oil Cooking Spray and cut the EVOO down to 1 tsp and I used 1/4 cup Egg Beaters instead of the egg. Calories dropped to 122, fat was under 5 grams. Carbs & Protein were almost the same.
26 Oct 10 by member: TXSnowman
Yum, I added some mushrooms and a little asian pepper oil for heat, very good idea!
15 Jan 11 by member: vrbing05
This was awesome. I was a little leary about the cauliflower, but it was really good. I did add some chicken to it. I will definitely make this again.
23 Jan 11 by member: Mkaleokalani
Even my 13 year old who avoids strange vegetables (LOL) loved it and asked for more.
27 Jan 11 by member: ssscheuer
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Nutrition summary:

There are 242 calories in 1 serving of Cauliflower Fried Rice.
Calorie break-down: 67% fat, 17% carbs, 16% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 168
Calories 242
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 18.66g 29%
  Saturated Fat 3.46g 17%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.237g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 11.778g  
Cholesterol 212mg 71%
Sodium 1007mg 42%
Potassium 496mg  
Total Carbohydrate 10.59g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%
  Sugars 3.69g  
Protein 10.09g  
 
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 88%
Calcium 8% Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
12%
of RDI*
(242 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (17%)
 
Fat (67%)
 
Protein (16%)
Carbohydrates, 10.59g (17%) Fat, 18.66g (67%) Protein, 10.09g (16%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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