Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice
Everything Is Traditional,
But The Rice

Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice, never in my imagination that I had ever thought of replacing rice in this traditional and famous Chinese recipe with a different ingredient.

But what made me to change my mind?  It was not because of the trend that everybody makes so many things with cauliflower, but carbs makes me tired.  I need my energy to be on top of the game everyday.

Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice-Everything this recipe is Chinese traditional way, but the rice.

Prep Time: ZERO   Cook Time: 20 Minutes   Serving: 2-4



Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - This definitely is way better than take-out, huh?This definitely is way better than take-out, huh?

Ask my 8-year-old, “What is your mom’s favorite food?”  “Pasta and noodles”. Yep, I love carbs.  Rice, noodles and pasta are my all time favorite.  However, as I get older, I get tired easily after eating carbs.  With a full-time job, a kid with very packed schedule and try to run my own business, I can’t sleep my time away.  So, any solution?  Well, with a lot of reluctance, I finally gave in to try this recipe.

But why did I call “traditional”?  Because I use traditional Chinese fried rice cooking method and seasonings to cook it.  Everything in this recipe is traditional, except the rice.  I didn't use as much oil as the traditional dish either. 

Stick to everything traditional will guarantee that I will NOT sacrifice the taste and texture just because I changed the main ingredient to cauliflower rice.

Viola!  Little did I expect that it came out exactly how the traditional Chinese fried rice tastes.  Even the texture, too.  I am super happy.


Tips For Making
Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice

Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - Which look do you prefer?  Traditional or American-Chinese?Which look do you prefer? Traditional or American-Chinese?

You will see the traditional Chinese fried rice and American Chinese take-out presentations here.  All you need to do is to add the Superior dark soy sauce at the end to give the American-Chinese look.

Please feel free to double, triple or even quadruple the quantity.  The rule of thumb is 1 bag of frozen cauliflower rice vs 1 egg.  So, if you use 4 bags of frozen cauliflower rice, add 4 eggs. 

The traditional recipe is the base of many Chinese dishes. We also serve it as a side dish.  So, treat this recipe as the traditional one which will open up a lot of options for you.

Ok, I know you are itching to ask me this question, “Do I still crave for my carbs fix?”  Not as much.  However, I must admit that a traditional Chinese recipe always makes me feel like home.  Enjoy!

Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - If you don't pay close attention to the look of the rice grains, who knows this made out of cauliflower?If you don't pay close attention to the look of the rice grains, who knows this made out of cauliflower?

Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

2 bags (12 oz each) Frozen Cauliflower Rice
2 Scallion (chopped)
2 Eggs (beaten)
1 tsp Superior Light Soy Sauce
1 tsp Superior Dark Soy Sauce (optional)
2 tsp Sesame Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Cook frozen cauliflower rice in a non-stick big skillet at high heat for about 5-8 minutes until thawed and warm; stir regularly
  2. Combine eggs, light soy sauce, salt and pepper in a separate bowl and put aside
  3. Stir in sesame oil
  4. Add in egg mixture and stir immediately to coat the “rice” grains until egg solidified
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. Add superior dark soy sauce to give an American-Chinese take-out look; 1/2 tsp at a time until it reaches to desired coloring
  7. Add scallion to garnish and serve immediately

Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - Beat eggs with soy sauces, salt and pepper in a mixing bowlBeat eggs with soy sauces, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl
Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - Cook frozen cauliflower rice to thaw in a non-stick skilletCook frozen cauliflower rice to thaw in a non-stick skillet
Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - When rice grains are hot, stir in egg mixtureWhen rice grains are hot, stir in egg mixture
Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - Garnish with scallion; salt and pepper to taste and serve immediatelyGarnish with scallion; salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately
Traditional Cauliflower Fried Rice - Oh, wait....if you want to have American-Chinese take-out look, add dark soy sauce (a.k.a. Superior Dark Soy Sauce)Oh, wait....if you want to have American-Chinese take-out look, add dark soy sauce (a.k.a. Superior Dark Soy Sauce)

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