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Cashew Cauliflower Fried Rice

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt


A healthy, flavorful alternative to traditional fried rice, this Cashew Cauliflower Fried Rice is made with riced cauliflower, onions, carrots, peppers, peas, edamame and pineapple, flavored with a cashew butter sauce and topped with roasted cashews, avocado and a fried egg for extra protein. 



1 tbsp coconut oil

1 cup white onion, chopped small

1/2 cup carrots, sliced thin

1/2 cup red bell pepper, sliced thin

1 cup pineapple, diced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

24oz riced cauliflower*

1/4 cup cashew butter

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp lime juice

2 tsp ginger paste

pinch of salt

1/2 cup frozen peas

1/4 cup frozen edamame

1/2 cup roasted, salted cashew pieces

1 large avocado, sliced

4 large eggs




Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat

Add the chopped onion, sauté 2-3 minutes

Add the carrots, sauté 2-3 more minutes

Add the red bell pepper and pineapple, sauté 2-3 minutes

Add the garlic, sauté 1-2 minutes

In a small bowl, whisk together the cashew butter, soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, ginger paste and salt

Add the riced cauliflower to the skillet

Pour the cashew butter mixture into the skillet, mix and sauté 2-3 minutes

Turn the skillet up to medium-high cook for 2-3 minutes without mixing to brown “fry” the bottom

Add in the peas and edamame, mix

Sauté 2-3 minutes

Divide the fried rice into 4 bowls

Top with cashews and avocado slices

Wipe out the skillet and return to the burner over medium-low heat

Crack the eggs into the skillet, make sure they are not touching, fry the eggs to your liking**

Top each rice bowl with a fried egg

Enjoy immediately***


*You can use fresh or frozen

**for a runny egg, fry until the white is just set. If you prefer you can omit the egg or scramble it and mix it into the rice.

***The rice keeps well in the refrigerator, store it without the egg and make the egg when you are ready to serve.

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