Lemon Pepper Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

Shrimp and lemon pepper is such a perfect combination.  When you mix it with cauliflower rice, it’s an even more amazing meal!

Lemon pepper shrimp cauliflower fried rice served in a bowl with a silver spoon and topped with green onions

This lemon pepper shrimp cauliflower fried rice is bursting with savory shrimp flavors while also having a tangy spicy kick from a mix of chili and cayenne pepper.

It’s also really easy to put together.  We start with a basic garlic shrimp pan fried sautéed with oil then move onto heating up the cauliflower rice.

Once that’s done, it simple as adding all the various seasoning and mixing it all together!

It’s great for an easy low carb meal any day of the week!

If you’re looking for more keto cauliflower fried rice recipes we got some great ones below.

Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice

Lemon pepper shrimp cauliflower fried rice served in a bowl with a silver spoon and topped with green onions

What is lemon pepper shrimp cauliflower fried rice?

Pan-fried garlicky shrimp is tossed with cauliflower rice and then seasoned with lemon pepper, chili powder, lemon juice and topped with green onion.

Lemon pepper seasoning in a measuring spoon to be used in a cauliflower fried rice recipe

What’s lemon pepper?

Lemon pepper is a seasoning made from granulated peppercorns and lemon zest.  You can find it in most grocery stores and supermarkets.

What type of shrimp do you recommend using for shrimp cauliflower fried rice?

You can use either fresh or frozen peeled shrimp.

Cauliflower rice in a mixing bowl to be used for a keto fried rice recipe

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

Cauliflower rice is a grain-free alternative to regular white rice made entirely out of cauliflower.  You can find it fresh or frozen at most groceries stores.

For this one, this specialized ingredients you need are Lemon Pepper, Chili Powder and Cayenne Pepper, which you can get on Amazon or just your local supermarket.

Now, let’s get pan frying up some Lemon Pepper Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice!

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

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lbs Peeled Shrimp
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Lemon Juice (1 wedge of lemon)
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Prepare shrimp by deveining, peeling, drying off any liquid with a paper towel.  Cut shrimp into 1/2 inch pieces as shown below.

3) Mince garlic and chop green onions as shown below.

4) In a Teflon frying pan or Wok, add 1 tbsp of neutral cooking oil and minced garlic on medium heat.  Once the garlic becomes fragrant, about 20-30 seconds, add in chopped shrimp.  Cook for 1-2 minutes until pink throughout.  Remove from heat and transfer to holding bowl.

5) In a large Teflon fry pan or Wok, add 1 tbsp of butter and bring up to heat on medium.  Once the butter is melted, add in cauliflower rice and cook for 2-3 minutes or until preferred tenderness is attained.

6) Add back in the cooked shrimp from step 4), mix in Lemon Pepper, Chili Powder and Cayenne Pepper.  Cook for an additional 45-60 seconds, then remove from heat and squeeze in lemon juice and chopped green onions.  Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy hot!

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Lemon pepper shrimp cauliflower fried rice being scooped up with a silver spoon

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

Shrimp and lemon pepper is such a perfect combination. When you mix it with cauliflower rice, it’s an even more amazing meal!
4.67 from 3 votes
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: baked cauliflower rice recipe, keto fried rice, shrimp cauliflower fried rice
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 286kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lbs Peeled Shrimp
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Lemon Juice 1 wedge of lemon
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Prepare shrimp by deveining, peeling, drying off any liquid with a paper towel. Cut shrimp into 1/2 inch pieces as shown below.
  • Mince garlic and chop green onions as shown below.
  • In a Teflon frying pan or Wok, add 1 tbsp of neutral cooking oil and minced garlic on medium heat. Once the garlic becomes fragrant, about 20-30 seconds, add in chopped shrimp. Cook for 1-2 minutes until pink throughout. Remove from heat and transfer to holding bowl.
  • In a large Teflon fry pan or Wok, add 1 tbsp of butter and bring up to heat on medium. Once the butter is melted, add in cauliflower rice and cook for 2-3 minutes or until preferred tenderness is attained.
  • Add back in the cooked shrimp from step 4), mix in Lemon Pepper, Chili Powder and Cayenne Pepper. Cook for an additional 45-60 seconds, then remove from heat and squeeze in lemon juice and chopped green onions. Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy hot!

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Nutrition

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 301mg | Sodium: 1004mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 3mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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2 Comments

  1. We loved this recipe! And my husband wants me to make it again!
    Quite easy. 👍🏻
    Thank you so much!

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