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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!
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Worldwide
Keyword cauliflower fried rice recipe, chili lime fried rice, salmon cauliflower fried rice
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 313kcal



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


  • 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

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice


  • 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 1 tbsp of olive oil and bring up to heat on medium. Once the oil starts to lightly smoke, add in 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!



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