Keto Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice

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Keto Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice
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This keto Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice recipe is a perfect Chinese dish to add to your regular offerings! Anyone who enjoys Frying Pan, Shrimp, Seafood, Cauliflower is going to absolutely love this low-carb Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice variation. Providing 2 servings, it's bursting with flavor and certain to leave even the pickiest eaters in your house satisfied and wanting more of this amazing Chinese dish! If you like this keto Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice recipe, create an account and add it to your favorites; or better yet, share it with others via the social links above!

This is a great take on the carb-heavy shrimp and rice meal that we all enjoy. It's a fantastic combo, and I'm excited to offer my healthy keto-friendly take on it. (It tastes identical to Chinese cuisine.) If desired, garnish with a lemon slice and more parsley.

Cooking Time
8 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes

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Keto Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, grated
  • ¼ lemon, juiced
  • 2 ½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 packet zero-calorie sweetener
  • 3 ounces cooked jumbo shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

Keto Shrimp Scampi and Cauliflower Rice Recipe Instructions

  1. To create 'rice,' wring out excess moisture from cauliflower using a cheesecloth or towel.
  2. Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, cream, parsley, salt, garlic powder, white pepper, black pepper, and sugar replacement in a small bowl.
  3. Over medium heat, heat a large nonstick frying pan—Cook for 1 minute after adding the shrimp. Add the cream mixture and simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until gently browned the shrimp—place in a mixing basin.
  4. Combine the cauliflower rice and soy sauce in the same pot over medium heat—Cook and stir for 2 to 4 minutes, or until cauliflower is soft.
  5. Serve the shrimp over cauliflower rice.

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How long can cooked fish be stored in a refrigerator or freezer?

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That relies upon several conditions, but fish, once cooked, should be refrigerated within 2 hours. To maximize the shelf life of cooked fish for protection and exceptional quality, refrigerate the fish in shallow bins or wrap it tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap. The cooked fish will remain for two to three days in the fridge.

To further increase the shelf life of a cooked fish, freeze it. Store the cooked fish in plastic storage bins or heavy ziplock freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.

How long does cooked fish remain withinside the freezer?

Properly stored, it'll preserve the quality of the fish for approximately one month; however, it will continue to be edible past that time.
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Cooked fish that properly thaws out in the refrigerator will be edible for two to three days. Cooked fish thawed in the microwave or in bloodless has no other shelf life and should be consumed immediately.

How long does cooked fish store at room temperature?

Bacteria develop hastily at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F; cooked fish must be discarded if left out for more than two hours at improper temperatures.

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The most common manner is to smell and examine the fish. Most symptoms of bad fish include:

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  • slimy texture
  • white discoloration

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