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Cauliflower Fried Rice

This Cauliflower Fried Rice recipe is a low-carb twist on your classic fried rice. This dish is filled with fresh vegetables and savory flavors from the garlic, toasted sesame oil, onion and more! You have to try this healthy fried rice recipe.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword cauliflower fried rice recipe, cauliflower rice keto, cauliflower rice recipe, fried cauliflower rice, how to cook cauliflower rice, how to make cauliflower rice, low carb rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 137 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1 medium head cauliflower washed, dried & cut into florets
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots  , for keto/low carb, use a mix of chopped green beans, zucchini, chopped broccoli florets or diced red peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 small onion , finely diced
  • 2 large, lightly beaten eggs , use scrambled tofu for vegan
  • 1 pinch of salt , plus more for seasoning eggs/tofu
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 4 thinly sliced green onions , whites and greens separated
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos , (can swap with tamari or soy sauce if not gluten-free)
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fish sauce for vegan sub with Trader Joe's mushroom umami seasoning OR 1/4 teaspoon miso paste


  1. Place half of the cauliflower in a food processor. Pulse until it reaches the texture of rice or couscous – do NOT over process. Transfer to a large bowl and repeat with the remaining cauliflower.

  2. Heat oil in a large wok or skillet over medium heat. 

  3. Add the mixed vegetables, garlic and onion and stir fry until fragrant, about 4-5 minutes. Push the vegetables to one side and add the beaten eggs (or scrambled tofu). Stir and cook until eggs are fully cooked.

  4. Season with salt, black pepper and add the cauliflower. Stir in the white parts of the green onions along with coconut aminos, sesame oil and fish sauce.

  5. Continue stirring until cauliflower is slightly crispy on the outside but tender on the inside. Remove from heat and add in the green parts of the scallions. 

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Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 137 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.