The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe is just 96 calories and can be made vegan or vegetarian. And with chicken, pork or shrimp!

Below you will find 5 recipes in one for homemade cauliflower fried rice. Plus, directions on how to make cauliflower rice.

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

The original cauliflower fried rice vegetarian recipe, can easily be turned into a cauliflower fried rice vegan recipe, by swapping out the eggs for crumbled tofu.

Plus, you can make a cauliflower fried rice chicken recipe, or a shrimp cauliflower fried rice recipe easily with the how-to guide below.

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe is just 96 calories!

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you need to make homemade frozen cauliflower fried rice recipes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find out how many carbs in cauliflower fried rice in the nutrition label below.

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

In this article, you’ll learn how to make the best cauliflower fried rice five different ways…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipes (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Cauliflower Fried Rice
  • The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Cauliflower Fried Rice

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this riced cauliflower fried rice to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for vegetarian cauliflower fried rice (plus vegan, chicken, shrimp and pork options!)

Ingredients for Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipes

It’s easy to make a healthy cauliflower fried rice recipe low in calories. Here are our helpful tips and tricks to make low carb cauliflower fried rice…

Low Calorie Tips for Making Cauliflower Fried Rice:

  • Olive oil spray… Save hundreds of calories and lots of fat with olive oil spray! Instead of using a large drizzle of olive oil, use a light spray. This way nothing burns or sticks to the pan, and you don’t need as much oil.
  • Extra Veggies…Add lots of veggies, this is after all often made as a side dish. We like using frozen peas, carrots, and corn in this healthy cauliflower fried rice recipe. And the more you add, the more you can have!
The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

Shopping List for 5 Tasty Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipes:

  • Olive oil spray
  • Eggs or crumbled tofu (for vegan fried rice recipes)
  • Frozen peas and carrots
  • Frozen corn 
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Riced cauliflower 
  • Green onions 
  • Soy sauce or Tamari (for Gluten-Free fried rice recipes)
  • Toasted sesame oil
  • Salt and Pepper

Optional ingredients:

  • Sliced chicken optional (for cauliflower fried rice with chicken recipe)
  • Cleaned shrimp optional (for cauliflower fried rice with shrimp recipes)
  • Ground pork optional (for pork cauliflower fried rice recipes)
  • Crumbled tofu optional (for vegan cauliflower fried rice recipes)

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of low carb cauliflower fried rice you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for healthy cauliflower fried rice can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make cauliflower fried rice from frozen… or fresh ingredients.

How to Make Cauliflower Fried Rice

We recommend getting riced cauliflower to make these fried rice recipes… But what if you bought a head of cauliflower?

We have supplied you with basic instructions for making cauliflower rice quickly and easily.

P.S. You can always shred the cauliflower using a large cheese grater… but this method is faster, and you’re less likely to cut your fingers.

How to Make Riced Cauliflower:

  1. Cut the florets off a head of cauliflower and discard the center.
  2. In small batches, add the cauliflower florets to a food processor and pulse until the size of rice, being careful not to over blend.
  3. Move to a large bowl, and continue ricing the cauliflower in small batches until through.
The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

How to Make Cauliflower Fried Rice:

  1. Spray a a hot wok or large skillet with olive oil and add the eggs (or crumbled tofu). Scramble in the pan and then transfer to a clean bowl.
  2. Add in onion, and any protein (pork, chicken, shrimp) and cook until protein is cooked through. About 5 minutes.
  3. Mix in the peas, carrots, corn, and garlic cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the Cauliflower Rice and cook for 5-6 minutes until crispy around the edges.
  5. Top with soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper and the scrambled eggs. Toss well and cook until Cauliflower rice is hot. Then top with green onions and serve hot.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for 5 homemade cauliflower fried rice recipes…

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

This 15 minute cauliflower fried rice recipe can we made five different ways!

In the recipe card below, you’ll learn how to make it vegan, vegetarian, with shrimp chicken or pork as well.

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

15 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipes

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You can make this cauliflower fried rice 5 ways… Traditional fried rice, with chicken, shrimp, pork, or vegan with tofu.
Directions for all 5 cauliflower rice recipes are included, and all can be made in just 15 minutes!
Save yourself some time, and get a bag of frozen peas and carrots, and get riced cauliflower.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 96 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 eggs or 1/2 cup crumbled tofu (for vegan fried rice recipes)
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 oz riced cauliflower
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or Tamari (for Gluten-Free fried rice recipes)
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • Salt and Pepper

Optional ingredients:

  • 1 pound sliced chicken optional (for cauliflower fried rice with chicken recipe)
  • 1 pound cleaned shrimp optional (for cauliflower fried rice shrimp recipes)
  • 1 pound ground pork optional (for cauliflower pork fried rice recipes)
  • 1 cup crumbled tofu optional (for vegan cauliflower fried rice recipes)

Instructions
 

  • Spray a a hot wok or large skillet with olive oil and add the eggs (or crumbled tofu). Scramble in the pan and then transfer to a clean bowl.
  • Add in onion, and any protein (pork, chicken, shrimp) and cook until protein is cooked through. About 5 minutes.
  • Mix in the peas, carrots, corn, and garlic cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the Cauliflower Rice and cook for 5-6 minutes until crispy around the edges.
  • Top with soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper and the scrambled eggs. Toss well and cook until Cauliflower rice is hot. Then top with green onions and serve hot.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcalCarbohydrates: 10.9gProtein: 5.8gFat: 3.7gSaturated Fat: 0.9gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 334mgPotassium: 172mgFiber: 3.1gSugar: 4.3gCalcium: 48mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cauliflower, fried rice
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Up next, cauliflower fried rice calories and nutrition…

Nutrition and Calories in Cauliflower Fried Rice

We were able to cut hundreds of calories, and lots of fat thanks to our low calorie cooking tips from the ingredient section above! If you skipped ahead, be sure to check out the ingredient section for tips and tricks to make all of your favorite recipes lower in calories.

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