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Cauliflower rice with lemon in a bowl.
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5 from 6 votes

Lemon Garlic Cauliflower Rice

This Lemon Garlic Cauliflower Rice is made with just 4 ingredients! Perfect low-carb side dish that's bursting with flavor. Serve it with grilled seafood, chicken or pork chops. Use instead of rice in Asian dishes or add roasted vegetables for a light salad.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower rice
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 78kcal
Author: Anna


  • 1 medium cauliflower head or 3 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons parsley fresh or dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Cut cauliflower into florets, discarding the stems and leaves.
  • Grate cauliflower on the big hole side of the grated.
  • Heat up olive oil in skillet.
  • Add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add cauliflower rice and saute for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice and parsley.
  • Serve immediately, or cool completely and store in fridge for up to 5 days.


This cauliflower rice can be frozen for up to 1 month.


Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 84.3mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 0.8mg