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Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice
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Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice - a delicious lunch or dinner idea that's low-carb, gluten-free, healthy and ready in 20 minutes. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower fried rice with shrimp, cauliflower shrimp fried rice, shrimp and cauliflower rice, shrimp cauliflower fried rice
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cauliflower grated
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lb raw jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 large eggs beaten
  • 1 cup diced carrots fresh or frozen
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp ginger peeled minced
  • 3/4 cup peas fresh or frozen
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Asian sesame oil optional
  • green onion minced

Instructions

  • Using a box grater or food processor, shred the cauliflower into coarse breadcrumb-size pieces and set aside.
  • Get all other ingredients ready. Then place a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. 
  • To the pan add 1 tbsp oil followed by shrimp. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and then fry one minute per side. Remove from heat and reserve.
  • Wipe the pan clean and return to the heat. Add 1 tbsp oil followed by carrots, garlic and ginger, frying for one minute.
  • Add the cauliflower peas to the pan and fry for 5 minutes. 
  • Add the peas, soy sauce and sesame oil, and fry for another minute. 
  • Make a 5-6 inch space in the middle of the pan and add in the beaten eggs. Scramble the eggs using a spatula or spoon, and then mix into the cauliflower.
  • Add the reserved shrimp and toss with optional green onion. Serve and enjoy!

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Notes

-If you're in a hurry, substitute garlic powder for minced garlic and ginger powder for minced ginger.
-Omit the shrimp to make this recipe vegetarian.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 425mg | Sodium: 1269mg | Potassium: 795mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5755IU | Vitamin C: 89.5mg | Calcium: 242mg | Iron: 4.4mg