How to Make Amazing Fried Rice; Low Carb Cauli-Rice Style!

... all the flavor without the carbs!


In my article yesterday about how to make cauliflower rice I promised to publish my recipe for my cauli-rice fried “rice.”  It is simple and easy to make and all but tastes like the “real” thing! 

Cauliflower Fried Rice

I learned to make fried rice from Lee, a Filipino neighbor we lived near many years ago.  I still cannot make egg rolls that rival hers but I did get the fried rice right! It’s a great side dish OR you can add cooked chicken or pork into the mix and make it a meal! My family will eat it any way I serve it! Now that I can make it low carb my husband and I are enjoying it again and so can you!

Low Carb Cauli-Rice Fried "Rice"
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This cauliflower "rice" fried rice is almost like the "real" thing!
Serves: 4 side dish servings
  • 2 eggs
  • Dash of heavy whipping cream or half and half
  • salt and pepper to taste when scrambling eggs
  • Oil of your choice; coconut, olive or vegetable
  • 1/2 cauliflower; riced
  • ½ small to medium onion; diced
  • 2 to 3 small to medium sweet colored mini-peppers; sliced or diced
  • Soy Sauce to taste
  1. Spray skillet or wok large enough to hold all the ingredients with a non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat pan on medium heat.
  3. Mix eggs and a dash of cream together in a small bowl.
  4. Scramble eggs, seasoning with salt and pepper while cooking. Remove from pan and set aside.
  5. Coat pan with a small amount of oil of your choice and allow to heat up over medium heat.
  6. Add cauli-rice, onion and peppers to your pan and cook until tender.
  7. Squirt with soy sauce to taste while vegetable mixture cooks.
  8. Cut scrambled eggs into small pieces and add to mixture.
  9. Heat through and serve.
I don't salt my fried rice while cooking because the soy adds enough saltiness for my taste. If others want more salt or pepper I let them do that on their dinner plate.
This reheats well and is great for lunch the next day!
Nutrition Information
Carbohydrates: approx 3 net carbs per serving

Super simple and easy to make! You can add a few peas if you’d like although I steer away from that high-carb vegetable.  They look nice and add color if you’re making a large amount for guests. When I do that I have a pile of them on my plate at the end of the meal!  

Do you love cauli-rice? What’s your favorite way to use it? Leave it in your comment below and it just might make it into my upcoming recipe roundup!

In the meantime that’s the skinny on staying skinny while eating what is traditionally a high-carb dish!  
Ciao for now!  ~Marge

Ciao for NOW! ~Marge

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