Cauliflower Fried Rice with Legumes and Chicken Shish Kabobs

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Legumes and Chicken Shish Kabobs

Ready in 20 minutes and easy to make, this Cauliflower Fried Rice with Legumes and Chicken Shish Kabobs is a healthy, protein packed recipe that is also full of veggies!

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Legumes and Chicken Shish Kabobs Ingredients:

For Cauliflower:

  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils
  • 1 canned or 1 full cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1 large white onion
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1–2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt

For chicken:

  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast (skinless & boneless)
  • 8 medium wooden skewers
  • seasonings: salt, smoked paprika, curry, onion powder, garlic powder
Cauliflower Fried Rice with Legumes and Chicken Shish Kabobs
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Cauliflower Fried Rice with Legumes and Chicken Shish Kabobs

Course Lunch, Main Dish
Servings 4 meals

Ingredients

Cauliflower

  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils
  • 1 cup chickpeas cooked
  • 1 large white onion
  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1-2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. Salt

Chicken

  • 1.5 pounds Chicken Breast
  • 8 wooden skewers
  • Salt
  • smoked paprika
  • curry
  • onion powder
  • Garlic Powder

Instructions

  • Wash cauliflower, cut into little pieces and place cauliflower chunks in a food processor. Pulse until broken down into rice size pieces. Set aside.
  • In a pan bring about 2 cups water to a boil, add lentils and cook until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Preheat avocado oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cut onion into small pieces. Toss in the pan, cook and stir about 5–6 minutes. Add in the cauliflower rice, sautée and stir for 8 minutes. Add in the chickpeas and cooked lentils. Cook 3 minutes.
  • Cut chicken breast into cubes. Season with all seasonings. Mix well either with a spatula or with your hands. Thread seasoned chicken cubes alternately onto wooden skewers. Cook 3–4 minutes per side in a non-stick grill pan over medium heat.
  • Serve fried cauliflower rice evenly into containers and serve 2 chicken shish kabobs each in container over rice.

Notes

Approximate macros per serving: 476 calories, 45 g protein, 43 g carbs, 12 g fat.
 
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Recipe Courtesy Of FitWomenEat

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