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Keto Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

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Today we have a delicious dish for you which will be appreciated by all lovers of both Chinese and Mediterranean cuisine. It’s called shrimp fried rice.

Shrimp is a delicious and healthy source of protein on any diet. Also, shrimp is an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids and it contains vitamin B12, selenium, and also antioxidants, which increase the body’s immunity.

Instead of white rice, we use cauliflower. To be more specific, we make rice from cauliflower. This is a lot healthier than rice and has a lot less amount of carbohydrates.

Eggs, in our recipe, are a source of extra protein and healthy fats. Be sure to add this ingredient to your diet because of the minerals such as iron, phosphorus, iodine, and selenium.

low carb shrimp fried rice

We also added garlic and ginger, which are known for their properties to accelerate metabolism and enhance immunity. In addition, they add a special flavor and piquancy to the dish.

We also added a shallot onion to the recipe, which has a very delicate taste and aroma. And it contains a lot of vitamin C and minerals.

Feel free to experiment it with different seasonings and sources of protein such as pork or chicken instead of shrimp. Bon Appetit!


Let’s Ketofy It!

Use a food processor to shred the cauliflower until you obtain the rice-sized pieces. Drain the riced cauliflower well and set aside.

In a frying pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil in and fry bacon. Once it becomes crispy, remove and chop into small pieces. Set aside.

fry and chop bacon

Use the same pan to make scrambled eggs. Remove and set aside.

make scrambled eggs

In the same pan, add some extra olive oil in and fry shrimp with salt and pepper. Stir occasionally until the shrimp become pink. Remove and set aside.

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fry shrimp in olive oil

In the same frying pan, add olive oil in then add ginger and garlic. Saute for 30 seconds until they release an amazing smell. Add cauliflower rice in and stir well. Cover with a lid and cook on low for 6-8 minutes.

You can also cook without the lid on, just make sure to stir well to avoid the cauliflower gets burnt at the bottom.

fry cauliflower with ginger garlic

Finally, add bacon, shrimp, scrambled egg, chopped scallions, and coconut aminos (or soy sauce if not strict keto) in. Mix well. Sprinkle with extra salt and pepper if needed. Serve immediately.

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Keto Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

This delicious low-carb shrimp cauliflower fried rice will be an excellent keto dinner and great leftover for lunch.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian, Chinese, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword cauliflower fried rice, keto fried rice, shrimp fried rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 391kcal
Author KetoVale.com Team

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 1/2 lb shrimp cooked or raw, peeled and deveined
  • 2 oz bacon fried and chopped
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 scallions medium size, chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cut the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until you get rice-sized pieces. Drain well and set aside.
  • In a frying pan heat olive oil, fry bacon until crispy then chop the bacon into small bits. Whisk eggs and cook in the same pan to make scrambled eggs.
  • Heat one more tablespoon of olive oil and fry shrimps, stirring occasionally, for 1-2 minutes, season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in the frying pan, add ginger and garlic, cook for 30 seconds. Add cauliflower rice, cover with a lid and cook on low for 6-8 minutes. Stir in bacon, shrimp, egg, chopped scallions, and coconut aminos. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve immediately.

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Notes

You can use other types of meat in the place of shrimp such as chicken, beef, pork, etc...

Nutrition

Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 318mg | Sodium: 1182mg | Potassium: 791mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4.8% | Vitamin C: 117.9% | Calcium: 17.4% | Iron: 18.4%

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