Low-carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice”

June 15, 2020

Low-carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice”

This Low Carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice” recipe is one of my favorite low carb alternative dishes. Whether you are on a weight-loss journey, a diabetic trying to avoid blood sugar spikes caused by high carb meals, or simply enjoy eating low carb yet delicious foods, this recipe is for you !!!


Recipe first seen on Indian Scene Magazine

How to make Cauliflower “rice”:

As the name implies, cauliflower is the main ingredient used to make the pizza “dough”. Cauliflower “rice” or “pearls” can be made in a food processor. If you are using fresh cauliflower, cut the cauliflower into 1-inch florets and steam it until it’s tender. If you are using frozen cauliflower, you can skip this step. Add the florets to a food processor in small batches and pulse the cauliflower until small rice-sized pieces are formed.

You can also buy Cauliflower “rice” from a grocery store which can save you a lot of time.

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Ingredients

1 head of cauliflower “riced”

1 red onion diced

3 cloves garlic crushed

2 tbsp of coconut oil

1 tsp red pepper flakes

½ lime

¼ cup chopped cilantro

salt to taste

Directions

“Rice” the Cauliflower taking care to not over process the rice as it will make the dish mushy.

Heat the coconut oil on medium high in a large wok or saute pan.

Add the crushed garlic to the hot oil and let it roast for a few seconds.

Add the chopped onion to the pan and saute until its golden brown.

Add the red pepper flakes and saute for a few minutes.

Add the riced cauliflower to the pan and stir frequently until the cauliflower is slightly crispy and brown on the outside. Make sure to not let it over cook as the cauliflower will turn mushy when over cooked

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Remove the dish from the stove top and garnish with cilantro and lime juice.

 

cauliflower cilantro lime rice
Yield: 5

Low Carb Cilantro Lime Cauliflower “Rice”

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This Low Carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice” recipe is one of my favorite low carb alternative dishes. Whether you are on a weight-loss journey, a diabetic trying to avoid blood sugar spikes caused by high carb meals, or simply enjoy eating low carb yet delicious foods, this recipe is for you !!!

How to make Cauliflower “rice”:

As the name implies, cauliflower is the main ingredient used to make this Low Carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice” recipe instead of using rice . Cauliflower “rice” or “pearls” can be made in a food processor. If you are using fresh cauliflower, cut the cauliflower into 1-inch florets and steam it until it's tender. If you are using frozen cauliflower, you can skip this step. Add the florets to a food processor in small batches and pulse the cauliflower until small rice-sized pieces are formed.

You can also buy Cauliflower “rice” from a grocery store which can save you a lot of time.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower "riced"
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ lime
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. “Rice” the Cauliflower taking care to not over process the rice as it will make the dish mushy.
  2. Heat the coconut oil on medium high in a large wok or saute pan.
  3. Add the crushed garlic to the hot oil and let it roast for a few seconds.
  4. Add the chopped onion to the pan and saute until its golden brown.
  5. Add the red pepper flakes and saute for a few minutes.
  6. Add the riced cauliflower to the pan and stir frequently until the cauliflower is slightly crispy and brown on the outside. Make sure to not let it over cook as the cauliflower will turn mushy when over cooked
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Remove the dish from the stove top and garnish with cilantro and lime juice.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

5

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 89Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 135mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 3g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source.

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