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Last Updated on December 6, 2020

grain free fried rice

 

When I was a kid, fried rice was  a staple in our house.  I’m pretty sure we ate it once a week and it was always a dish my mom threw together for birthdays, holidays and any special occasion.   Every now and then I want fried rice  and  Mr. Bejelly is not the biggest fan when it comes to cauliflower.  He will only eat roasted cauliflower so I needed to branch out and see what else may work for a rice replacement. I ended up using Jicama in this grain free fried rice recipe.

grain free fried rice

The Jicama adds such a nice sweet taste to the recipe.  You could add cooked egg, chicken, beef and/or pork to the recipe pretty easily.

 

10 minute paleo fried rice
Yield: 4

Grain free Fried Rice

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 4 cups " round Jicama - shredded equals roughly 2 1/2
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 4 oz bag of frozen mixed veggies
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Aminos
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions

  1. Take your Jicama and peel it and rough chop it.
  2. Toss it in your food processor and chop it into a rice texture.
  3. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add your coconut oil, riced jicama and diced onion.
  4. Cook for 5 minutes and stir the veggies around to allow some of the water cook out of the jicama.
  5. Add in the yellow bell pepper and 4 oz bag of mixed veggies and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Lastly add in the coconut aminos, salt and pepper.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes and then serve.

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joanna

Tuesday 1st of July 2014

I love this recipe! I made it a few days ago and have been having it with so many meals. It doesn't really taste like the fried rice I'm used to since jicama is sweet and it got tender as I cooked it. I still enjoyed it and scrambled an egg in it. Also had it with coconut shrimp.

Kelly Bejelly

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014

Yeah! I'm so glad you liked it Joanna!

Tricia Nightowlmama

Saturday 23rd of February 2013

looks absolutely delicious

Rachel @ Following In My Shoes

Saturday 23rd of February 2013

It amazes me what all you are able to make, Kelly!

(and stunning photos)

Kathleen

Saturday 23rd of February 2013

I have made cauliflower rice before, but I'll have to try this recipe now.

HilLesha

Saturday 23rd of February 2013

Great recipe!

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