Yes, you read that right cauliflower rice. I decided to finally try this idea that you can use cauliflower to replace many starchy sides, including rice. Surprisingly it turned out better then I thought it would. With the right seasonings, it made a perfect side to fajitas.
Most recipes call for fresh cauliflower that you either grate or use a food processor. I used frozen though and it turned out great. My frozen bag was also a steam bag, I microwaved for about half as long as it called for. This way it wouldn’t get to0 soft or mushy, and so it could finish cooking in the skillet. I poured the whole bag into my Ninja and pulsed a few times until it was rice like. My goal was to stop before it started to look like a cornmeal consistency, I still ended up with a few bigger chunks but I didn’t mind.
Once I had it ‘riced’ I added it to a skillet with a little coconut oil to fry up a bit. Then I added the seasonings in, including lime juice and fresh cilantro, let it cook for a little while longer and it was finished.