Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

A low carb version of the takeout classic fried rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 430 kcal


  • 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


  1. In a skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.

  2. 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.

  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove the vegetables from the pan, place them on a plate and cover to keep warm.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Serve immediately, sprinkled with sliced green onions if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 1051mg 350%
Sodium 3566mg 149%
Potassium 471mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 71g 142%
Vitamin A 70.3%
Vitamin C 87.4%
Calcium 38.5%
Iron 41.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.