Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

This Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice is a low carb, gluten free version of its Thai counterpart, replacing rice with cauliflower…

Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

I’ve had my fair share of amazing Pineapple Fried Rice and this week I had a craving for it. Since we are trying to low carb it, I made Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice. I replaced rice with cauliflower thereby getting in more vegetables in our diet.

We are approaching the last week of March and taking in all the Summer heat we could take. We have three getaways with the family this season and I am excited because the first one is coming up on the second week of April. I am a bit disappointed though because it’s the end of the first quarter and I don’t think I’ve worked on my One Word for The Year  and my #TheBetterMeProject.

It’s become extremely difficult to go back to healthy eating for me since peanutbutter started working at home. I know I have to be firm and do that LCIF I was planning last January.

Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

I’m taking baby steps and I’m starting to cook a few low carb dishes for the family.

This Pineapple Caulifower Fried Rice has all the flavors of the traditional Thai Pineapple Fried Rice except the rice. The riced cauliflower was sautéed in olive oil with onions, garlic, red bell pepper, shrimp, fresh pineapple, curry powder, and fish sauce.

Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

The fresh pineapple used for the fried rice was carved from the peel and the peel was used as a bowl. It looks more appetizing, doesn’t it?

I’m sharing a little secret with you.. aside from craving Pineapple Fried Rice, another reason I’m making this is because we are gearing up for another Pineapple-themed party on our first Summer lakwatsa!

Read First Pineapple-Themed Party: YKAIE’S 4TH BIRTHDAY, A LUAU PARTY

Any suggestion for pineapple-themed dishes?

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Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

  • Author: Peachy Adarne

Ingredients

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 34 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple (from the pineapple I used as bowls)
  • 1 tsp curry powder (or more)
  • 1 tsp fish sauce (or more)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onions

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet and sauté onions and garlic until it becomes translucent.
  2. Add the shrimp and continue cooking until shrimp turns orange.
  3. Add the cauliflower rice, red bell pepper, and frozen peas and carrots.Mix well and cook until done.
  4. Add the pineapples and mix well.
  5. Season with fish sauce and curry powder. Stir and taste. Add more, if preferred.
  6. Scoop out in a plate or the hollowed out pineapple and garnish with chopped cilantro and spring onion before serving.
  7. Enjoy!

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23 Responses

  1. Ang galing nyo naman kayo mismo gumawa! Super sarap kainin nakakaenganyo. Hehe. Healthy talga. ?

  2. Sa araw araw mahirap magisip ng uulamin yung bago at kakaiba, and this dish is awesome! Para maiba naman and syempre healthy rin for the whole family

  3. Ok now this sounds amazing! I would 100% love to give this a try! I like the idea of putting it in a pineapple! I bet that adds some interesting flavouring.

    1. Hang Ganda Ng presentation pati,never pa ako Ng dare gumawa nian ,daming feedback na Masarap

  4. I love the way this dish is served … and the combination of rice and cauliflower seems to be appealing to me. Can’t wait to prepare it for my b’day party! 🙂

  5. This looks really pretty, I have always wanted to serve food in a pineapple such great presentation. It’s a pity my family hates cauliflower but not me, I could definitely have this.

  6. oh my gosh you’re kidding me! this looks so pretty and sounds amazing! I wanna Gove it a go!

  7. I am so thankful that I saw this recipe on your blog. I do like cauliflower and pineapple and I’m sure my son will definitely love this dish too.

  8. Jeez this looks good, and just in time for the warm weather to come in. Great recipe and thanks for sharing!!!

  9. I would really enjoy that dish. Cooking with pineapple is always a good idea!

  10. This looks delicious, I like the grain free version of fried rice. I am yet to try cauliflower rice. May be I will give it try. I think I am not going to miss any rice in your recipe.

  11. So yummy! I can’t wait to give this recipe a try! I like it already..!!

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Hi, Peachy here!

I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →

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