Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower “Rice”

Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower “Rice”

INGREDIENTS: (serves 3-4)
8 bay scallops
8 tiger shrimps
1 head cauliflower
1 can black beans (drained and rinsed) – optional
1 red pepper (finely chopped)
1/2 red onion (finely chopped)
1 avocado (cubed)
1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
1 lime (juice only)
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
3 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil
2 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste
Cilantro to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cauliflower “rice”

1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. Put cauliflower pieces into food processor, process until rice like bits are formed, then spread onto baking sheet.

3. Add 1 tbsp. coconut/avocado oil and sea salt. Mix together and bake for 30 min (or until cauliflower starts to brown)

Fresh mixture

1. Put black beans, red pepper, onion, avocado and tomatoes into a bowl.

2. Add olive oil, lime juice, sea salt and black pepper. Mix together.

Seafood

1. In a bowl, mix together chili powder, cumin and 1/2 lime juice. You can marinade shrimps and scallops in this mixture while prepping other ingredients.

2. On medium-high heat, heat 2 tbsp. avocado/coconut oil in a pan.

3. When oil is hot, place shrimps and scallops into pan, season lightly with salt and cook for 2-4 min per side.

4. Remove when scallops become opaque and shrimps turn pink.

Layer this dish with cauliflower rice at the bottom, fresh mixture in the middle and seafood on top. Garnish with fresh cilantro.