Cauliflower 'fried rice' with mushrooms and ham

This tasty recipe from The Australian Women's Weekly's cookbook '2-Day Super Diet' is not your average fried rice. They've swapped rice for cauliflower for a lower calorie meal, suitable for the 5 2 Fasting Diet.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 1
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Cauliflower 'fried rice' with mushrooms and ham
  • 200 gram cauliflower florets
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoon water
  • 50 gram button mushrooms, sliced thinly
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 green onion (scallion), sliced thinly
  • 25 gram shaved 97% fat-free ham, shredded
  • 2 tablespoon frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 fresh small red chilli, chopped finely


Cauliflower 'fried rice' with mushrooms and ham
  • 1
    Process cauliflower using pulse button until chopped finely.
  • 2
    Whisk egg and the water in a small bowl; season. Heat a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Pour egg mixture into pan; swirl to coat base. Cook omelette for 1 minute, without stirring, until cooked through. Gently slide omelette onto a plate; roll tightly, cover to keep warm.
  • 3
    Heat the same frying pan over medium-high heat. Add mushroom and garlic; cook, stirring for 3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add half the onion, then the ham, cauliflower and peas; cook, stirring for 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in soy sauce. Season to taste.
  • 4
    Thinly slice omelette. Serve cauliflower 'rice' topped with omelette, remaining onion and the chilli.

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