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Lime chicken fried rice served in a white bowl with a wedge of lime.

Lime Chicken Fried Rice

This lime chicken cauliflower fried rice is bursting with delicious flavor and it's so easy to make! It’s a low carb great meal by itself or even on the side of your favorite protein.
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Worldwide
Keyword cauliflower rice recipe, Chicken fried rice, healthy fried rice recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 277kcal



  • 6 oz Chicken Thigh about 2 chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper


  • 1 Cup Cilantro
  • 1/2 Whole Jalapeno
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Cloves Garlic

Fried Rice

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice or rice of choice
  • 1 tsp Chicken Bullion Powder


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Cut chicken thighs into cubes about 1/4 x 1/4 inch and set aside.
  • Inside a food processor, add cilantro, jalapeno, green onion, lime juice, garlic cloves and pulse until well combined.
  • In a Teflon frying pan, add 1 tbsp of olive oil on high heat.  Once the oil is up to temp, add chicken, sprinkle salt and pepper and cook for 2-4 minutes until you get a nice brown crust on the chicken. Transfer to holding bowl.
  • In a large Teflon fry pan, add 1 tbsp of olive oil and bring up to heat on medium.  Once the oil is up to temp, add in cauliflower rice or rice of choice and cook for 2-3 minutes or until preferred tenderness is attained.
  • Sprinkle in the Chicken Bullion, the green paste from step 3) and cooked chicken from step 4). Stir and cook for 2-3 more minutes and then transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy hot!



Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 633IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg