Lemony Cauliflower Rice

This is a tasty and nutritious alternative to traditional rice. Great on its own, sprinkled over a green salad or paired with grilled or roasted vegetables. Delicious served hot or cold.

Number of Servings


  • 1 large Sunkist® lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 pinch red chili flakes
  • 0.50 cup minced onion
  • 1 (14-16 oz) package fresh riced cauliflower
  • 0.25 teaspoon salt
  • 0.25 cup chopped fresh cilantro (or substitute parsley)

Prep Time

PREPARATION: 15 minutes

  1. Zest and juice the lemon into a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the cumin seed, chili flakes and onion; then cook, stirring until the onion is slightly tender, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the cauliflower and cook, stirring occasionally until the cauliflower is just tender, about 8 minutes.
  5. Stir in the reserved lemon juice, zest, salt and cilantro.
  6. Serve immediately.