Cauliflower Fried Rice with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

INGREDIENTS

For peanut butter

  • 2 cups (275g) peanuts (untoasted, unsalted)
  • pinch salt (optional)

For cauliflower rice

  • 1 cauliflower
  • 2 medium carrots, small dice
  • 1 small onion, fine dice
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Cilantro to garnish (optional)

For spicy peanut sauce

  • 3 to 4 tbsp. peanut butter or almond butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 1-inch piece, fresh ginger coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce or use coconut aminos to make soy-free
  • 1 to 2 tsp lime juice
  • zest of ½ lime
  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons Sriracha sauce or Asian chili sauce to taste
  • ¼ tsp or more cayenne
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp. or more sugar or other sweetener such as honey or maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup or more coconut milk or other plant-based milk made with the NutraMilk 

INSTRUCTIONS

Making the peanut butter

 

    • Place peanuts in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 2-3 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • Leave 3 tbsp. of peanut butter for the recipe in the NutraMilk and store the rest for later use.

Making peanut sauce

  • Add all sauce ingredients to the peanut butter already in the NutraMilk and mix until all is well combined. Set aside.

Making cauliflower fried rice

  • Wash and thoroughly dry cauliflower, cut it into medium chunks and discard the core.
  • Place cauliflower chunks in the NutraMilk and press ¨Mix¨ for 20 seconds or so until it resembles rice. Set aside.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a medium skillet over low heat.
  • Add onion and stir frequently for a few minutes, until onion is beginning to soften and brown.
  • At this point, add garlic and stir for one more minute.
  • Add carrots and cook about 5 minutes or until tender.
  • Add cauliflower, peas along and the peanut sauce (you can also add peanut sauce when your serve dish) and mix well, cooking for a few more minutes.

  • Add a good dash of lemon or lime juice. Garnish with cilantro and red pepper flakes or cayenne. Serve hotEnjoy!



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