Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Thai Chicken and Mock Rice (Cauliflower)

This meal is super easy and so yummy! I found the Thai Chicken recipe on Which is a great place to find low calorie and low fat recipes. I found this one and make a few adjustments to make it low carb. You can adjust the spices to your taste. We like it with a little kick. Of course everything I make has to have a little spicy kick to it! The mock rice recipe I found from This lady had a website dedicated to low carb recipes. I have used a bunch of her fabulous recipes and tweaked them for out taste buds!

Thai Chicken

4 boneless chicken breast
1 tablespoon of oil
3 garlic cloves minced
3 jalapenos (I left the seed in and added an extra jalapeno then what the original recipe calls for)
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1 teaspoon of splenda
1/4 cup fresh chopped basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon of dried mint leaves (or 1 teaspoon of fresh mint leaves)
1 handful of chopped unsalted dry roasted peanuts (or more if you want)

Cut chicken breast into bite size pieces. 
On a stove over medium high heat put some oil in a skillet and mix jalapenos and garlic together and simmer for a few minutes. Add in chicken. Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is completely cooked. If there is a lot of juice in the pan try to scoop it out with a spoon. Don't strain it or you will loose the garlic and some of the jalapenos. Stir in soy sauce, splenda, basil leaves, mint leaves, and peanuts. Cook for about 5 more minuets until soy sauce is bubbly and all the chicken is coated with sauce. 
Serves about 4 people. or 2 people with left overs! :)

Mock Fried Rice

1 medium head of cauliflower (grated-I used my food processor)
2 cloves of garlic
Cooking oil (about 2 to 3 tablespoons)
1/4 cup of soy sauce
1 egg (beaten)
3 green onions (I didn't have these so I used onion powder just to give it the onion flavor)
a dash of pepper

Heat oil in wok over medium high heat. Add cauliflower and garlic, stir fry until cauliflower is nearly tender, don't over cook or it will be mushy. Stir in soy sauce. Push all the cauliflower to one side of the wok and pour in the beaten egg on the other side and lightly scramble it. Mix it into the cauliflower. Add the green onions and pepper. Toss together and serve! 

Thai Chicken and Fried "Rice"