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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 15 minutes



1 medium-sized head of cauliflower
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 large carrot, cubed
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup frozen edamame or peas
2 beaten eggs
3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
1 spring onion, thinly sliced
Juice of 1 lemon


To prepare the cauliflower, shred the cauliflower using the grater or pulse in the food processor until it looks like rice 

Heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a large fry pan. Add the carrots and garlic and stir fry for 5 minutes. Add the cauliflower, edamame or peas and remaining sesame oil 

Stir fry for a couple of minutes until the cauliflower is soft – but not soggy

Make a well in the middle of the stir fry and add the eggs. Stir gently until the eggs are cooked

Add the soy sauce, green onions and a squeeze of lemon juice before serving. Best served warm