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Recipe: A healthy chicken fried cauli-rice meal for a quick lunch or supper

Make this fried chicken and cauli-rice meal for lunch or supper

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By Kauthar Gool | May 25, 2023 | Recipes

It can be quite a challenge to obtain the necessary nutrients your body needs to remain strong. During the colder seasons, especially, it may be incredibly tempting to simply rely on quick meals and warm, calorie-filled foods to feel cosy and comforted. However, there is no reason a delicious meal cannot be filled with goodness and easy to prepare. Try this amazing chicken fried cauli-rice recipe for a quick dish on the go.

This meal takes less than an hour to make, with a 20-minute preparation and 15-minute cook time. Packed with vegetables, such as cabbage, carrots, celery, and more – this dish is filled to the brim with the vitamins your body needs. This meal serves four and is ideal for those who are looking to eat healthier but do not know where to start their health journeys. Peek at the recipe below and try this dish tonight:


• 4 cups of cauliflower rice

• 1 cup of diced carrots

• ½ cup of diced celery

• ½ medium onion, chopped

• 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons of coconut oil

• 400g of chicken breast, cut into chunks or strips

• 3 teaspoons of sesame oil, divided

• 2 cloves garlic, minced

• 1 tablespoon of freshly grated or minced ginger

• 2 eggs, beaten

• 2 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce

• 2 spring onions, thinly sliced

• Chopped fresh coriander and a few pinches of sesame seeds


• Toss the chicken in garlic, ginger, and two teaspoons of sesame oil.

• Preheat a large skillet to medium/high heat.

• Add 1 tablespoon of the coconut oil. Add chicken and sauté for 5-7 minutes.

• Remove from the pan and set on a plate while you prepare the cauli-rice.

• Add the remaining two teaspoons of coconut oil to the pan.

• Add the carrots, celery, and onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

• Add the cauliflower rice and sauté for an additional minute or two.

• Make a well in the middle, pushing the rice out to the sides of the pan.

• Add the eggs into the centre and scramble them.

• Once cooked through, stir the eggs together with the rice and vegetables.

• Add the chicken, the remaining teaspoon of sesame oil, soy sauce, and half of the spring onion.

• Stir to combine.

• Portion onto plates and top with the remaining spring onion, coriander, and sesame seeds.