To begin with I want to remind everyone that anytime you substitute something you have to go into it knowing that it is most likely not going to be the same as the original.
With that being said last week I made some cauliflower chicken fried rice. Cauliflower is amazing because it can be used to mimic all kinds of other things because of mild taste. Some like it in their pizza crust, some like it mashed and some like it riced. I love cauliflower steamed but since started a low carb diet I haven’t had any rice or mashed potatoes and cauliflower has been such a life saver. Last week I was craving some Chinese, but since most Chinese is not Keto friendly, I decided to try my hand at cauliflower fried rice and get my cravings fix.
To start with I put some chicken tenderloins in a skillet with olive oil to sauté and seasoned with some salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.
Now that I had the “rice” I chopped a carrot and a small onion.
In another large skillet I add more olive oil and let the onions and carrots cook on medium high heat until tender.
Lastly I pushed the rice mix to the side and scrambled two eggs in the corner of the pan. I then added in the cooked chicken that I chopped up to the fried rice. I mixed it all together and simmered for another 2 minutes on low.
Now this meal does taste similar to fried rice but the consistency is not the same so be prepared. However, I do think this is a wonderful substitute that I will definitely be making again soon.