This low-carb cauliflower fried rice has chunks of King Crab, inspired by my favorite fried rice dish!
King Crab Cauliflower Fried “Rice”
King Crab fried rice is one of my favorite dishes I order when dining at my local Japanese restaurant. Every time I order it, I always say I’m going to make this with riced cauliflower, so finally I did! This was inspired by my basic cauliflower fried recipe recipe which can be made with chicken, salmon, or served as a side.
But the best part, it was super easy to make. I riced the cauliflower myself in the food processor, but you can also used pre-cut or frozen riced cauliflower such as Green Giant. Super easy, low-carb, and so so good!
King Crab Cauliflower Fried Rice
- If making the rice yourself, place a few florets at a time in a food processor and pulse until the cauliflower is small and has the texture of rice or couscous – don’t over process or it will get mushy. Set aside and repeat with the remaining cauliflower in a few batches.
- In a large pot, add about 2 inches of water and bring to a boil. Add the crab leg and cook, covered until heated through, about 10 minutes. When cooked, remove the crab from the shell and lightly flake.
- Season eggs with salt. Heat a large saute pan or wok over medium heat and spray with oil. Add the eggs and cook, turning a few times until set; set aside.
- Reduce heat to medium-low, add the sesame oil and saute onions, scallion whites, and garlic about 3 to 4 minutes, or until soft. Raise the heat to medium-high.
- Add the cauliflower “rice” to the saute pan along with soy sauce. Mix, cover and cook approximately 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower is slightly crispy on the outside but tender on the inside.
- Add the egg and crab, remove from heat and mix in scallion greens.
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