Cauliflower Rice Nasi Goreng

Cauliflower Rice Nasi Goreng

Cauliflower Rice Nasi Goreng is a low carb version of the classic Nasi Goreng and it tastes amazing. You won't even realise it's low carb!
Course Cauliflower Recipe, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Diabetic Recipe, Gluten Free, Indonesian, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb
Keyword cauliflower, cauliflower-rice
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 376kcal


  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoons chill paste- to taste
  • 300 gms chicken thighs cubed
  • 200 gms prawns/shrimp
  • 4 rashers of bacon diced optional
  • 1.5 cups shredded cabbage
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil- or oil of choice
  • 1 medium cauliflower riced
  • 2 tablespoons Tamari
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 200 gms bean sprouts- optional
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted peanuts to garnish-to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander
  • chopped red chilli to garnish- to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a splash of oil in a large frying pan on medium heat, add the onion and cook until soft. Add garlic, chilli paste and chicken and cook until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink, taking care not to brown. Remove chicken.
  • Add the prawns and cook until no longer transparent. Remove prawns. If adding bacon, cook the bacon now and remove from pan.
  • Add the cabbage and 3/4 of the spring onions including the white fleshy pieces to the frying pan, plus extra oil if required. Stir occasionally until the cabbage is soft but not overcooked. Remove from pan.
  • Turn up the heat and add a little more oil in the pan. Add the cauliflower rice to the pan and cook for approximately 5 minutes (or to your taste) stirring continually so it doesn’t stick.
  • Add the fish sauce and soy sauce to the pan and mix through rice.
  • Add all previously cooked ingredients back into pan. and toss through the mixture till hot and well combined and remove from heat.
  • Cook 4 fried eggs to taste in a frying pan to taste.

To Serve

  • Serve the Nasi Goreng into 4 bowls. Divide the beansprouts amongst bowls and toss through. Top each bowl with a fried egg and freshly chopped red chilli to taste.
  • Garnish each bowl with remaining spring onions, coriander and a sprinkling unsalted peanuts (optional).


Serving: 1serve | Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.8g | Protein: 35.2g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 5.1g