Grit

Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Shrimp

By Staff
25 min DURATION
15 min COOK TIME
10 min PREP TIME
2 servings SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup regular coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey, coconut palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 8 to 10 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Chopped cashews, for garnish, optional

Directions

  • Place cauliflower in food processor and pulse until mixture looks like rice grains.
  • Heat coconut oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add and sauté cauliflower “rice” for 5 minutes. Add coconut milk, cilantro, lime juice, honey and sea salt, and cook for another 10 minutes, or until cauliflower “rice” is tender.
  • About 5 minutes before cauliflower “rice” is done, add shrimp to pan, and cook until pink.
  • Divide mixture evenly between 2 bowls, and garnish with extra cilantro and cashews, if desired. Try more healthy one-bowl comfort foods.

This dish is amazing. Who knew you could turn a vegetable like cauliflower into “rice”? The tropical, coconut-lime flavor will delight your taste buds, and the shrimp makes it complete. If preferred, you can grill or pan-fry the shrimp instead of adding them to the sauté. Add a drizzle of good-quality olive oil and a sprinkling of flaky sea salt to the finished bowls.

  • Published on Oct 6, 2015
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