Love Cauliflower Rice? Here Are 11 Dishes You Can Pair With It

If cauliflower rice is your thing, you’re in luck. While many people eat cauliflower rice to cut down on carbs in rice dishes, some folks just really love the stuff, even by itself. But that can get boring fast, so here are some dishes you can pair with cauliflower rice to make a delicious, well-rounded meal.

1. Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp

Sheet pan garlic shrimp laying on a baking pan smothered in butter and parsley.
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Delicious sheet pan garlic butter shrimp that is easy to make, healthy, and bursting with flavor. It pairs super well with cauliflower rice, and you can round out the meal with a second, low-carb vegetable.

2. Lemon Salmon

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This Roasted Garlic Rosemary Salmon is a deliciously grilled dish perfect for salmon lovers. It’s great as a standalone meal but tastes better with cauliflower rice.

3. Roasted Balsamic Chicken And Tomatoes

A roasted chicken breast and half tomato on a white plate.
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This roasted balsamic chicken and tomatoes recipe makes a simple, rustic dinner you’ll enjoy again and again. It comes together very quickly and goes so well with cauliflower rice.

4. Pumpkin Seed Crusted Salmon

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Here is another salmon dish perfectly served with cauliflower rice: Pumpkin seed crusted salmon is unique, delicious, and easy to make for dinner tonight.

5. Slow Cooker Pork Roast

A whole Slow Cooker Pork Roast with carrots on a white platter.
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This Slow Cooker Pork Roast can feed an army and cooks while you work all day. The pork roast is rich and indulgent, but you can lighten it with cauliflower rice.

6. Instant Pot French Onion Chicken

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French onion chicken tastes delicious, and it is so easy to prepare. Serve with cauliflower rice for a well-rounded meal.

7. Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

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This Slow Cooker Butter Chicken with cauliflower rice is a heavenly combination. Make a big pot of cauliflower rice because you’ll want it.

8. Oven-Baked Chicken Thighs

A black, cast iron skillet holds this just-cooked, Oven-Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe With Veggies
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If you love chicken thighs, you’ll want to try these oven-baked chicken thighs. Chicken thighs are more flavorful than breasts, which many people prefer, and they are great with cauliflower rice.

9. Baked Garlic Chicken Thighs With Lemon

Garlic lemon chicken thighs in a cast iron skillet.
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For garlic lovers, these baked garlic chicken thighs are a dream come true. The meat becomes soft and juicy as it cooks, and the garlic roasts to creamy perfection. It’s sure to be on your table over and over again. The best part? The house smells heavenly.

10. Roasted Garlic And Onion Pork Chops

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These Roasted Garlic And Onion Pork Chops are a low-carb, higher-fat meal for those who follow a clean eating, low-carb eating plan.

11. Air Fryer Tuscan Chicken Thighs

Three tuscan chicken thighs lay on a wood cutting board.
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These Tuscan chicken thighs can be made in three different ways. But no matter how you make them, they cook up fast and easy. Prep takes less than 10 minutes.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

A dutch oven with a cooked whole chicken topped with rosemary twigs.
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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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