Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

By Rena |

This Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice is a low carb version of your typical take-out fried rice! Once you try this it will be a regular at your dinner table!

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice


Whenever I think Asian food I think fried rice because my kids really love it. Especially the mall version. You have got to admit some are pretty good. But cutting down on the carbs for us adults is the key to that slimmer figure we all hope for, Which is why I made this shrimp fried rice with cauliflower instead of rice. Nothing wrong with making healthier versions of your favorite take-out food and you will love this Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice.

You can certainly switch out the shrimp with chicken if you like. My kids really prefer chicken over shrimp. Only two of my children love shrimp so we don’t cook with shrimp that often. That being said I love shrimps. It’s by far my favorite seafood even though you can certainly benefit more from other types of seafood like salmon that’s high in omega.

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

If you don’t happen to have any cauliflower handy because you just don’t feel like going to the grocery store and you would like to make some fried rice you can try my other fried rice recipe: CHICKEN FRIED RICE!

Here are a few other recipes you might like:

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How to make this Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice:

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

A low carb version of the takeout classic fried rice
4.86 from 7 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 430kcal
Author: Rena


  • 3 Cups of riced cauliflower
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable oil divided use
  • ½ Cup Onions finely chopped
  • ½ Cup Chopped carrots
  • ½ Cup red bell pepper chopped
  • ½ Cup frozen peas
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce, or more to taste
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • ¾ pounds shrimp peeled and deveined
  • optional: sliced green onions for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onion and carrot to the pan, cook 3-5 minutes or until softened. Stir in the red bell pepper; cook 2-3 minutes more. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove the vegetables from the pan, place them on a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • Pour the remaining teaspoon of oil into the pan; add the eggs and cook, stirring occasionally and breaking up with a spatula until the eggs are scrambled and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the cauliflower rice, reserved cooked veggies and frozen peas to the pan. Stir in the soy sauce and sesame oil and cook until cauliflower has just softened 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle the shrimp with salt and pepper and add to the pan; cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp is pink and opaque.
  • Serve immediately, sprinkled with sliced green onions if desired.


Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 71g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1051mg | Sodium: 3566mg | Potassium: 471mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3515IU | Vitamin C: 72.1mg | Calcium: 385mg | Iron: 7.5mg
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  1. Katie says

    5 stars
    I recently discovered I’m allergic to eggs. Anything else I can add so I don’t feel like km missing the egg?

    • Rena says

      You can totally make it without eggs! But if you want to replace eggs when baking you can sub one egg for 1/4 cup apple sauce or 1 tablespoon of flaxseed mixed with 3 tbps of water. Keep in mind that they may not be as fluffy as using eggs. Hope this helps!

  2. Logansver Iline says

    5 stars
    Thank you so much for this recipe. I love shrimp fried rice.
    I once had It while we traveled through India.
    Thank you so much for this recipe. I will definitely try this.

      • Renae Bell says

        5 stars
        Do you show how to make cauliflower rice somewhere? This looks amazingggg! Thank you for all you do for us! ~ Renae 🙂

      • Nancy says

        5 stars
        I used frozen cauliflower and frozen peas with carrots because this was what I had on hand. Love how simple this recipe is!! The garlic, onion and red pepper is perfect. I used the last of the frozen shrimp which was a big plus along with the sesame oil, I used low sodium soy sauce. This was a big hit with my husband but next time I will use fresh carrots and cauliflower. The frozen ingredients added extra liquid but it did cook down. I will be trying your other dishes soon!!

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