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Easy Shrimp and Vegetable Cauliflower Fried Rice

Do you love fried rice? Have you ever craved the taste of fried rice but with less carbs? Then its time to try cauliflower fried rice! Even if your not a big fan of cauliflower as I used to be, cauliflower has a such a barely noticeable flavor that its become a perfect substitute for rice along with quinoa for many recipes besides fried rice. Homemade fried rice is one of my favorite occasional comfort takeout recipes and this recipe is a modified version of my already very delicious shrimp fried rice recipe. The best part is that cauliflower rice is very easy to make since you just need a high powered blender or food processor. If you don't want to minced the cauliflower yourself and are pressed for time, frozen microwaveable cauliflower rice is a good option also! The next time you're in the mood for fried rice and have some cauliflower on hand, why not try this recipe?





Ingredients:

-2 cups medium or large sized shrimp (thawed if using frozen shrimp)

-1 tbs. fish sauce

-3 eggs

-1 medium sized head of cauliflower

-1/2 cup chopped red onions

-1/4 cup chopped green onions

-1/2 cup chopped carrots

-1 cup chopped baby bella mushrooms

-1/2 cup chopped celery (opt)

-2 tbs. sesame oil

-3 tbs. soy sauce

-2 tsp. sugar

-1 tbs. minced garlic

-2 tbs. margarine or butter

-1 tsp. ground ginger

-1/4 tsp. white pepper


Steps:

  1. In a small bowl, marinate the shrimp with the fish sauce for 15 minutes. Chop the cauliflower into small florets. Using a high powered blender or food processor, add the cauliflower and blend until the cauliflower is broken down into tiny pieces.

  2. In a wok or large pan, add the margarine and 1 tbs. sesame oil on med-high heat. Add the cauliflower, mushrooms, carrots, red onions, and celery along with all the seasonings. Cook stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until the vegetables have softened.

  3. In a small pan, cook the eggs then add them to the wok. Add the shrimp to the wok and cook until the shrimp turns pink, about 5 minutes. Mix in the green onions and serve.


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