This is a slightly more spicy (zingy?) take on the paleo-style cauliflower fried rice with pork. You could use any protein. Adjust the poblano chile to mild it down or heat it up as desired.

Marcella Anne Darcey
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pulse cauliflower in a food processor until it resembles rice.

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  • Heat sesame oil a large wok or skillet over medium heat. Season pork chops with five-spice powder; cook until pork is slightly pink in the center, 2 to 3 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). Transfer pork chops to a cutting board to rest.

  • Whisk soy sauce, brown sugar, fish sauce, red pepper flakes, and ginger together in a bowl.

  • Return wok to medium heat; cook and stir mushrooms, onion, carrot, and poblano chile until tender, about 4 minutes. Cut pork chops into cubes.

  • Push mushroom mixture to one side of wok. Add eggs; cook and stir until scrambled, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir mushroom mixture and eggs together in wok. Stir in cauliflower and soy sauce mixture; add pork cubes. Cook until cauliflower is tender, 3 to 4 minutes more. Garnish with green onions.

Cook's Notes:

Liquid amino (such as Bragg's(R)) can be used in place of the soy sauce, if desired.

I used small pork chops for this recipe; about the size of your palm.

Nutrition Facts

257 calories; 13.1 g total fat; 122 mg cholesterol; 778 mg sodium. 17.3 g carbohydrates; 19.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2016
Perfect! A super healthy alternative to traditional fried rice without all the carbs! This fits nicely into my healthy lifestyle. It's a little time-consuming but it's so worth it. I cut the cauliflower into florets and was easily able to "rice" it in my Ninja blender pitcher in a matter of seconds. Super easy! Next time I'll definitely use much more red pepper flakes and poblano because this wasn't spicy at all for my tastes. Thanks for the fabulous recipe! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
04/27/2018
It was decent. My teenagers ate it. Nothing special about it. Next time I will make it with shrimp. Read More
17 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2016
Perfect! A super healthy alternative to traditional fried rice without all the carbs! This fits nicely into my healthy lifestyle. It's a little time-consuming but it's so worth it. I cut the cauliflower into florets and was easily able to "rice" it in my Ninja blender pitcher in a matter of seconds. Super easy! Next time I'll definitely use much more red pepper flakes and poblano because this wasn't spicy at all for my tastes. Thanks for the fabulous recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2016
Perfect! A super healthy alternative to traditional fried rice without all the carbs! This fits nicely into my healthy lifestyle. It's a little time-consuming but it's so worth it. I cut the cauliflower into florets and was easily able to "rice" it in my Ninja blender pitcher in a matter of seconds. Super easy! Next time I'll definitely use much more red pepper flakes and poblano because this wasn't spicy at all for my tastes. Thanks for the fabulous recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/28/2016
This is wonderful! I halved the recipe for 2 people. Plenty! The only changes I made were to use honey instead of brown sugar (out of it) in the sauce and I subbed in kale and peas for the veggies (what I had on hand in the freezer). I also sautéed some shrimp marinated in a bit of granulated garlic salt & paprika and cooked very quickly in olive oil & mixed in the shrimp at the end. Outstanding dish! Thanks for sharing! This is a keeper. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/18/2018
So good! My husband is not a fan of cauliflower but he said it was the best cauliflower he had ever eaten. This recipe has great flavor and was such a good swap for regular fried rice. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/05/2017
I made this tonight and it did not look anything like the picture but it tasted amazing. Even my kids liked it which is saying a lot. Easy way to get the kids to eat vegetables. I will make this again. May even trying stuffing it in bell peppers and baking next time. It did take a little more effort/time than I budgeted for. Great recipe. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
08/03/2016
lacked flavor. A lot of work for little enjoyment. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/11/2017
Quick easy healthy and really good! I didn't find this to be at all spicy (hot). I added a little chicken broth at the end to keep it from being dry. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/15/2016
Yum! Came out well. You'll want to prep all ingredients before you start cooking for ease of cooking. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2016
This was an amazing dish. Recipe easy to follow and simple to make. Thought that it would be very tasting with some shrimp added Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/14/2017
Didn't have mushrooms so used snow peas and capsicum. It was yummy. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
04/27/2018
It was decent. My teenagers ate it. Nothing special about it. Next time I will make it with shrimp. Read More