Chili Lime Salmon Cauliflower Fried Rice

This delicious plate of seared salmon tossed with jalapeño, lime and cilantro seasoned cauliflower rice is the ultimate flavor bomb!  Don’t miss out on trying this delicious healthy low carb dish!

I don’t know about you guys, but I love flavor!

Bland food – no thanks!  I need my healthy food to taste appetizing if I’m going to enjoy it!

This chili lime salmon fried rice is any but bland.  It’s an explosion of flavor that will keep you wanting more!

Not only is this dish so delicious, but it’s healthy using wholesome ingredients, super easy to make!

Chili lime salmon cauliflower fried rice served on a plate with a golden spoon.

What’s chili lime salmon fried rice?

It’s a cauliflower fried rice based dish that’s mixed with pan-seared salmon and a garlic, cilantro, jalapeño, and lime seasoning.

What kind of food processor should I use to make the sauce for salmon cauliflower fried rice?

Any food processor should work but the one we used for this recipe is a 24-ounce capacity.

Cauliflower rice in a mixing bowl on top of cauliflower rice retail package from costco

What’s cauliflower rice and where can I get it?

Cauliflower rice is just cauliflower that has been chopped for blended in a food processor into grain size rice pieces.  You can get it fresh or frozen at local supermarkets.  It’s a great alternative to regular white rice.

What kind of salmon do you recommend using for this fried rice recipe?

I recommend skinless, boneless, salmon fillets for making salmon fried rice.

hili lime salmon cauliflower fried rice in a frying pan ready to be served.

What other fried rice recipes can I check out?

Now, let’s get making this Chili Lime Salmon Cauliflower Fried Rice recipe!

  • Prepping Time 2M
  • Cook Time 5M
  • Total Time 7M
  • Net Carb/Serv ~4g
  • Servings 2 Bowls

Ingredients

Salmon

  • 8 oz Boneless and Skinless Salmon Fillet
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper

Sauce

  • 1 Cup Cilantro
  • 1/4 Whole Jalapeno
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper

Fried Rice

  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice (or rice of choice)

 

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Pat dry salmon fillet and sprinkle salt and black pepper on both sides.

3) Inside a food processor, add cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice, garlic cloves, salt and black pepper and pulse until well combined.

4) In a Teflon frying pan, add 1 tbsp of olive oil on medium heat. Once the oil is up to temp (slightly smoking), add salmon fillet and cook for 2-3 minutes while using a spatula to break apart the salmon into smaller bites as shown below. Once done, transfer to holding bowl.

5) In a large Teflon fry pan, add frozen cauliflower rice and cook for 2-3 minutes or until preferred tenderness is attained.

6) Add in the green sauce from step 3) and along with the salmon from step 4). Stir and cook for 45-60 seconds and then transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy hot!

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Chili lime salmon cauliflower fried rice served on a plate with a golden spoon.

Chili Lime Salmon Cauliflower Fried Rice

This delicious plate of seared salmon tossed with jalapeño, lime and cilantro seasoned cauliflower rice is the ultimate flavor bomb! Don’t miss out on trying this delicious healthy low carb dish!
5 from 7 votes
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: leftover salmon recipe, pan fried salmon and rice recipe, salmon cauliflower, salmon fried rice
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2 bowls
Print Recipe
Calories: 313kcal

Ingredients

Salmon

  • 8 oz Boneless and Skinless Salmon Fillet
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper

Sauce

  • 1 Cup Cilantro
  • 1/4 Whole Jalapeno
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper

Fried Rice

  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice or rice of choice

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Pat dry salmon fillet and sprinkle salt and black pepper on both sides.
  • Inside a food processor, add cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice, garlic cloves, salt and black pepper and pulse until well combined.
  • In a Teflon frying pan, add 1 tbsp of olive oil on medium heat. Once the oil is up to temp (slightly smoking), add salmon fillet and cook for 2-3 minutes while using a spatula to break apart the salmon into smaller bites as shown below. Once done, transfer to holding bowl.
  • In a large Teflon fry pan, add frozen cauliflower rice and cook for 2-3 minutes or until preferred tenderness is attained.
  • Add in the green sauce from step 3) and along with the salmon from step 4). Stir and cook for 45-60 seconds and then transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy hot!

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Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 591IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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