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Asian Cauliflower Rice with Ginger Shrimp

This Asian cauliflower rice recipe is loaded with ginger shrimp, avocados, parsley and cilantro and topped with a sauce of tamari, sake and sesame oil.
Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Main Meal
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: Asian Cauliflower Rice, cauliflower rice, Cauliflower Rice Recipe, Ginger Shrimp
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 449kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 1 cauliflower rice recipe
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp peeled, deveined and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp sake
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped


  • 1/4 cup tamari or coconut aminos
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Place the shrimp in a bowl. Add the ginger and sake and toss lightly. Marinate in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
  • While the shrimp is marinating, prepare the cauliflower rice according to the recipe and set aside.
  • Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, turn down heat to medium and add the marinated shrimp, including the ginger and sake. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until pink and cooked through. Drain in a colander and let the shrimp cool slightly.
  • While shrimp is cooling, mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Peel, pit and dice the avocados. Place into a large mixing bowl and lightly toss with the lemon juice. Add the cauliflower rice, shrimp, parsley and sauce. Mix gently and serve at room temperature or chilled.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 428mg | Sodium: 2309mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 915IU | Vitamin C: 41.8mg | Calcium: 279mg | Iron: 5.2mg