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    Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice (Whole30)

    Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice for an easy Whole30 meal

    Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice made with simple ingredients for an easy Whole30 recipe!Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice for an easy Whole30 meal

    Pretty sure if Jord was stranded on an island and could only bring one thing for the rest of his life, it would be buffalo sauce. The kid loves buffalo sauce with pretty much anything. We easily go through a bottle of it a week, if not more.

    Since it has been a few months since J completed Whole30, for the most part he went back to his “normal” eating habits. He has always had a balanced perspective on food and diet so it’s not like he went back to chicken fingers and mozzarella sticks daily. But he did start having bread, oats and rice more. AKA more grains. I am likely the culprit of this since sometimes it is just easier to make a tuna sandwich for him for lunch and overnight oats for breakfast.

    Recently he has been asking for some more Whole30-ish meals so we are back on the chia pudding, smoothie and cauliflower rice game. I know smoothies aren’t Whole30 but we use all approved foods. Basically Jord prefers a very paleo-ish diet without the title but pizza and beer on weeks.

    This Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice was such a hit for dinner. And the best part? It takes less than 10 minutes to make it since I cheated and bought already cooked chicken from Whole Foods (no shame).

    Jord is a devoted Tessemae’s Buffalo Sauce  guy too. We use mild or hot and honestly I fully support him drowning everything in buffalo sauce since theirs made with the best ingredients. As you can see a ton of my Tessemae’s recipes are buffalo themed. We should probably branch out a bit soon 😉 But you cannot go wrong with any Tessemae’s dressing. I have a new recipe coming in June with a new dressing they just launched and it is GOOD!

    WHAT YOU NEED

    Grass-fed butter or avocado oil

    Tessemae’s Buffalo Sauce

    Onion

    Cauliflower

    Chicken (breast or thighs will work)

    Cilantro

    Eggs

     

    Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice for an easy Whole30 mealBuffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice for an easy Whole30 meal

    Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice (Whole30)

    Prep Time 5 mins
    Cook Time 10 mins
    Total Time 15 mins
    Yields 2 bowls

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter or oil
    • 1/2 onion chopped
    • 1 head of cauliflower, made into "rice" in food processor (you can also buy this in freezer section)
    • 8-10 ounces of chicken (I used precooked strips from Whole Foods)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup Tesserae's buffalo sauce
    • Handful of chopped cilantro

    Directions

    1. Preheat a skillet or sauce pan on medium-high heat and add the butter or oil
    2. Add onion and cook until fragrant (about 5-7 minutes)
    3. While onions cook, mix together buffalo sauce and chicken in a medium bowl and let it marinate for a bit
    4. Crack the two eggs in the skillet and scramble around to cook for a few minutes
    5. Add chicken and cauliflower to the skillet and mix the fried rice around (you may want to add some more buffalo sauce if needed)
    6. Cook for a few minutes or until rice is to your liking (don't overcook or will be soggy)
    7. Remove from heat and add cilantro on top
    8. Enjoy within 5 days!

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    xx, Rach

    Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice for an easy Whole30 meal

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    10 Comments

  • Reply Carrie thisfitchick May 30, 2017 at 8:50 am

    This sounds fantastic! I have some cauli rice in the fridge waiting to be used up!

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  • Reply Emily May 30, 2017 at 8:51 am

    It’s amazing how the Whole 30 changed how Jord likes to eat, and I love how you are such a kind friend and wife that loves to do things that he loves to eat. This buffalo chicken dish looks delicious.

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  • Reply Nicole May 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    this looks awesome. need to try.

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  • Reply Camille May 30, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Looks amaaazing!! I can’t wait to eat this tomorrow!

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  • Reply Maria May 30, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Healthier but also so much faster by using cauli rice!! Fast dinners are our weeknight jam!! And my husband is hot-sauce obsessed too! I keep opening the fridge to find yet another added to “the collection.”

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    Do you have nutritional information for this meal?

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