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Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

This cauliflower fried rice recipe takes just 20 minutes and results in a hearty meal. It’s super flavorful and comforting, especially when paired with the recommended side dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: Cauliflower Fried Rice, Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 492kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 16 oz cauliflower rice
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 oz smoked sausage diced
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 4 oz peeled shrimp from about 6 oz whole
  • 2 oz onions diced
  • 2 oz corn
  • 4 oz carrots diced
  • 4 oz green peas
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp scallion sliced
  • 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 4 oz cashews toasted
  • 2 oz leek sliced on a bias


  • Mix the cauliflower with 2 medium eggs in a bowl.
    Mix the cauliflower rice with the egg
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the 2 oz smoked sliced sausage. Cook for 1 minute or until they’re slightly charred.
    sauté sausage
  • Add the 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp unsalted butter, and 1 tbsp garlic straight to the pan and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
    Caramelize the garlic and onion
  • Add 4 oz shrimp and cook for another minute. Remember to stir so all sides of the shrimp cook evenly.
    Add the shrimp to the pan
  • Add 2 oz onions, 2 oz corn, 4 oz carrots, 4 oz green peas and spread them out in the pan. Leave them to cook for 5 minutes.
    Add the vegetables
  • Add the cauliflower rice and stir occasionally (every 30 seconds or so). Cook them for 5 minutes.
    Add the cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe
  • Add 1 tsp brown sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, 2 tbsp scallion, and 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce. Stir well to work everything in and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and stir in the 4 oz cashews.
    stir in the cashew nuts
  • Serve: plate the rice, garnish with the 2 oz sliced leek, and enjoy.
    Garnish with the leeks and serve


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 492kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 174mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 977mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 5733IU | Vitamin C: 66mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 4mg