Cauliflower fried rice with chicken


If you love fried rice, try this take using cauliflower as your rice with chicken and vegetables. It is a nice alternative and easy to make.



4 serves

Prep time

25 minutes

Cooking time

25 minutes


  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 medium onion , diced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Tsp fresh ginger, minced

  • 6 oz frozen peas and carrots

  • 1 cup cooked chicken

  • 1 Tbsp chilli sauce

  • 2 large eggs

  • 5 tsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 2 bunches green onions, chopped


  • Working in batches, place cauliflower into the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. You can also use a hand grater to process into small crumbles, that resembles rice, then set aside.
  • In a wok or large skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add onions and cook, 2 minutes, then add garlic, ginger, peas and carrots and cook for 5 minutes more, stirring often. When vegetables have softened, add chicken, chilli sauce and cook for 2 minutes, stirring often. Add riced cauliflower and cook 2 minutes, stirring often.
  • Push rice mixture to one side of the pan and crack eggs into the open area of the skillet or wok. Add one teaspoon soy sauce to eggs and scramble . Once cooked through, stir eggs into rice mixture. Add remaining 4 teaspoons soy sauce and stir.
  • Continue cooking until everything is heated through and soft, 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and drizzle with sesame oil. Sprinkle green onions and serve.

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