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Cauliflower fried rice
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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Healthy spin on Fried Rice, so good you think it comes with the calories.
Course Main Course
Keyword Cauliflower, Fried Rice, Healthy, Pork
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh ginger chopped
  • 1 cup green onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 2 cups kimchi chopped as needed
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced thin
  • 3-4 carrots sliced thin
  • 2 cups cabbage chopped roughly
  • 2 cauliflower heads chopped finely like rice leave stems out
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • soy sauce to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup salsa verde for garnish
  • 1 lemon for garnish

Sticky Rojo Pork

  • 4 pork chops
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup gochujang
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup fresh ginger chopped
  • ¼ cup green onion chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil

Instructions

Sticky Rojo Pork

  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • Put all ingredients but pork in blender and blend until smooth
  • Marinate pork chops in rojo sauce for 1-2 hours
  • Bake pork chops on rack over a pan for 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 125°
  • Turn oven up to 450° for 4-5 more minutes to crisp the pork and internal temperature is at least 145°
  • Remove from oven and set aside to be used in Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

  • Chop all ingredients listed above to their desired state
  • In large sauté pan add canola and sesame oil over high heat
  • Add garlic, ginger, and green onion. Stir and cook till fragrant. 3-5 minutes
  • Add 2 tbsp salt to pan
  • Add kimchi and 1 tbsp of butter. Stir until butter melts and let sit for 2-3 minutes over medium heat
  • Add 2 tbsp salt, mushrooms, carrots, and cabbage. Toss well with other ingredients
  • Move ingredients to side of pan to create open space. Add egg an scramble in sauté pan
  • Add olive oil and cauliflower to pan and mix well
  • Dice pork and add to pan with cauliflower fried rice
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes stirring as needed
  • Add soy sauce and additional butter to taste
  • Add additional rojo sauce to desired spiciness and serve
  • Garnish with lemon squeeze, salsa verde, and additional rojo sauce if wanted