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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is the perfect weeknight side dish! This vegan, gluten free, grain free dish pairs perfectly with Mexican or Thai food and is ready in just 10 minutes! All you need is 5 ingredients to make this low carb, Whole30 friendly recipe!
Heat a pan to medium heat. Spray with non-stick spray (avocado oil)
Add package of frozen cauliflower rice and cook for 7-8 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Take off of heat and add lime juice, chopped cilantro and salt and black pepper (to taste)
Note: if you are cooking fresh cauliflower rice, cook covered for the first 4 minutes for the best texture.How do you make cauliflower rice at home?To make cauliflower rice at home, you can use a box grater (which can be quite a messy process) or use your food processor.To make cauliflower rice in your food processor:
Cut the green leaves and thick bottom stalk away from the cauliflower. Chop the cauliflower into small enough pieces that they will easily fit into your food processor (you don’t need to worry about the shape of these pieces).
Add about ½ of the cauliflower to the food processor and process on high for about 20 seconds, until the cauliflower resembles rice. Note: Some people like to use the larger grater attachment of their food processor for this since it creates a more uniform consistency.
Process all the cauliflower and you can use it immediately, store it in the fridge for 3-4 days or freeze it for up to 2 months in a well-sealed freezer safe bag or container.
Store cooked cilantro lime cauliflower rice in the fridge for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.