Any Mexican food lovers out there??? Wait, doesn’t everyone love Mexican food? Well, I’ve got good news, or rather good food, for anyone that loves Mexican food! This Mexican chicken cauliflower fried rice is so so good, and it totally satisfies any hankering for Mexican food in a super healthy way!
Everything in this dish is great for you, so it is jam packed with nutrition and health benefits! There’s tons and tons of veggies in there, so of course there’s all kinds of benefits from those. On top of that, topping/garnishing it with avocado provides even more awesome health benefits!
All those health benefits in the garnish alone!
Guys, it’s not just the health benefits of this dish that are so great! The flavor – oh my gosh – this is SO yummy, and it is absolutely perfect when you are craving Mexican food, but you want to keep your diet on point!
MEXICAN CHICKEN CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE
Ingredients (makes 2 servings):
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- 1 bag frozen cauliflower rice
- 1/2 red onion, chopped
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 1/3 red pepper, chopped
- 1/3 green pepper, chopped
- 1/3 yellow pepper, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped into tiny pieces, or shredded
- 1/2 tsp. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. paprika
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/2 avocado
- sea salt and pepper for seasoning
1.) In a large frying pan, heat the oil. Add the red onion, peppers, tomato, and garlic. Cook for about 3-5 minutes until the onions begin to sweat and become translucent. Add the cauliflower rice, and cook for 5 – 7 minutes until cooked through. Add the chicken, cumin, and paprika, and cook until heated through, and any juices that are left from the tomatoes has cooked off (about another 3-5 minutes).
2.) Transfer to a plate, and season with sea salt and pepper. Mix in the cilantro and green onions, and top with the sliced avocado for garnish.
YUMMMMM! Healthy Mexican food! Enjoy! 🙂