Low-carb yellow rice

Low-carb yellow rice

Yellow rice is simply rice cooked with spices to give it flavor and color. In the low-carb world, new, fun and delicious ways to prepare cauliflower rice are always welcome! We have recreated yellow rice in a simple, roasted recipe that delivers flavor and nutrient density.

Low-carb yellow rice

Yellow rice is simply rice cooked with spices to give it flavor and color. In the low-carb world, new, fun and delicious ways to prepare cauliflower rice are always welcome! We have recreated yellow rice in a simple, roasted recipe that delivers flavor and nutrient density.
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups 475 ml riced cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp lard
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 2 garlic clove, slicedgarlic cloves, sliced

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Using a grater or grater attachment on a food processor, shred the cauliflower.
  3. Combine all of the ingredients on a sheet pan and toss together until all of the riced cauliflower is yellow.
  4. Spread the seasoned rice out evenly over the sheet pan.
  5. Roast on the bottom rack for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven. Use a thin spatula to scrape it up and mix it all together.

Tip!

Goes well in tacos, as the base to any savory bowl! Top with fried eggs for a simple breakfast. Yum!

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8 comments

  1. Jim
    Would ghee be a good substitute for the lard in this recipe?
    Reply: #2
  2. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    Generally speaking, ghee or bacon fat will work as a sub for lard.
  3. Sara
    What is a sheet pan please? From the UK never heard of that. Baking tray possibly?
    Reply: #5
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  5. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What is a sheet pan please? From the UK never heard of that. Baking tray possibly?

    Yes, a baking tray will work just fine.

  6. Laurie
    What else can be used in place of lard? Can i use butter? I would think that coconut oil or bacon fat would change the taste? If I have to use lard where would I find that? Is it just on a shelf and says LARD on it? or would that be like Crisco or something like that?
    Reply: #7
  7. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What else can be used in place of lard? Can i use butter? I would think that coconut oil or bacon fat would change the taste? If I have to use lard where would I find that? Is it just on a shelf and says LARD on it? or would that be like Crisco or something like that?

    Bacon grease would be a good substitute for lard. Lard is rendered animal fat; Crisco is vegetable oil based and not a good option.

  8. Martyn
    One must be careful with lard. Much of the commercial contains other fats such as transfers as well as other adulterates. Read the list of ingredients carefully. Best to buy it from the meat counter or render your own.
  9. Martyn
    One must be careful with lard. Much of the commercial contains other fats such as transfats as well as other adulterates. Read the list of ingredients carefully. Best to buy it from the meat counter or render your own.

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