Easy Low-Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

This Easy Low-Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe can be made in about 15 minutes! It can be served by itself as a quick lunch, or as a side dish. This recipe can be part of a low-carb, keto, gluten-free, dairy free, whole-30, Atkins, Paleo, or Banting diet.

 Prep Time 5 minutes

 Cook Time 10 minutes

 Total Time 15 minutes

 Servings 4

 Author Annissa Slusher


  • 2 tablespoons butter, ghee, coconut oil, or olive oil
  • 12 ounces riced cauliflower fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup carrot finely diced (optional)
  • 1 ounce green onion (about 2 large or 4 small) sliced, with white and green parts separated
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce or Tamari(more or less to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil


  1. In a large heavy skilletor wok, melt butter or oil of choice over medium-high heat.
  2. Add carrots and riced cauliflower. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables begin to soften–about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the white part of the green onions. Cook until vegetables are almost tender–about 2-3 minutes more. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. 
  4. Pour in the egg and stir it together with the vegetables. Cook, stirring the mixture  frequently, until the egg is scrambled. This takes about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the soy sauce, green part of green onions, and the sesame oil. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Recipe Notes:

Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe 

Per serving:

Calories: 114
Fat (g): 8
Carbs (g): 6
Fiber (g): 1
Protein (g): 4
Net carbs (g): 5