Cauliflower Rice

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Cauliflower is a major powerhouse when it comes to nutritional value. It's loaded with phytonutrients and vitamin C, and suprisingly low in calories (just 25 per cup). If you're looking for a new way to cook this superfood, look no further! This easy and flavourful recipe from Chef Chris Brown turns cauliflower into a version of grain-free "rice," perfect for a fresh-tasting stir fry.

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Ingredients

1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp water
1 lime, juiced and zested
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
1 tbsp chopped ginger
1 tbsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp chopped shallots
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/2 long red chili, sliced thinly
1/2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
to taste kosher salt

Garnish
1/2 cup kimchi, sliced, optional

Preparation

  1. Grate cauliflower florets or pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large frying pan on high heat. Add sesame oil, garlic, ginger, shallots and red chili.  Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add cauliflower and water and continue to cook for an additional 4-5 minutes. Season with salt to taste Add lime juice, zest, cilantro, green onions and rice wine vinegar and toss. Top the dish with kimchi and serve.

 

Video: Cauliflower Rice

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