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Fried Cauliflower Rice

September 5, 2017

I'd like to start off by saying, we definitely eat rice. I think brown rice, wild rice, etc. are great foods to incorporate into a plant based diet, however, for this recipe, I wanted to try something a little different! Also, this is a great way for anyone who needs to eat gluten-free to still enjoy some yummy fried rice!

 

It's pretty easy to make! You can rice a head of cauliflower in your food processor or you can just buy a bag that is pre-riced (like I did!). Once you have everything prepared you start by sautéing the onion, peas, and corn in sesame oil. 

 

Once softened, push them to one side of the pan, add a little more oil, and add your mashed tofu. 

 

Let cook for about a minute and then add all your spices to the tofu!

 

Once your tofu has soaked up those spices and turns a yellow color, mix everything together! Then add cauliflower rice and coconut aminos and stir. Let cook for a few more minutes, garnish with chives, and serve!

 

We served ours with gardein mandarin crispy chick'n. It was delicious!

 

Fried Cauliflower Rice

 

Ingredients:

1 tbs sesame oil

1/2 cup frozen peas

1/2 cup frozen corn

1 yellow onion, diced

4 oz tofu, drained and mashed

1 tbs nutritional yeast

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp red pepper flakes 

pink Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 bag cauliflower rice or 1 head of cauliflower riced in food processor

1/4 cup coconut aminos 

chopped chives for garnish

Instructions:

1. Heat sesame oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat. 

2. Add onions, corn, and peas. Cook until soft (about 2-4 minutes). 

3. Move veggies to one side of the pan and add a bit more sesame oil to the bottom of the pan. Add tofu and cook for about 2 minutes. 

4. Add nutritional yeast, turmeric, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, and salt & pepper to tofu and cook for a few more minutes. 

5. Combine everything that's in the skillet. 

6. Add cauliflower rice and coconut aminos and cook another five minutes. 

7. Garnish with chives and serve!

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