Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

This recipe can be a bit time consuming, so set aside a bit more time than usual to prep the ingredients. I was really craving fried rice so I found this recipe.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes
Course: chicken, Main Dish
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup minced carrots
  • 1 cups ½minced mushrooms
  • 1/2 head of cauliflower riced (approximately 5 cups)
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 cup green onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 chicken (thighs bones and skin removed and cut into tiny pieces
  • 4 tbsp avocado oil
  • cup ¼coconut aminos

Marinade

  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp minced roasted garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/8 tsp fish sauce
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp red chilli paste

Instructions

  • Mix the marinade ingredients in a small bowl.
  • In a larger container, add the marinade to the chicken and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 2 hours.
  • While the chicken marinates, mince the carrots and mushrooms using a blender.
  • Heat 3 tbsp of avocado (or coconut) oil in a wok. Scramble the eggs until firm, then remove and set aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp of avocado oil to the wok and then add the onion, carrots, and mushrooms. Sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  • Create a pocket in the centre of the wok, add a quarter-sized drop of avocado oil, and then add the chicken.
  • Sauté for 5-6 minutes, then drizzle in the ¼ cup coconut aminos and continue sautéing for another minute.
  • Add the “green onion and stir.
  • Add in the cauliflower rice and mix vigorously.
  • Finally, dice up the eggs, add them to the wok and stir.
  • Serve with a little extra coconut aminos and/or red chili paste on the side for a little extra.

Notes

What is coconut aminos?
It would best describe this ingredient as a coconut based soy-sauce. It’s perfect for any ingredient that calls for soy-sauce or oyster sauce. I don’t use it a lot but its a great ingredient to keep in your pantry for a low carb diet.
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