Image of a roasted chicken leg quarter with cauliflower rice on a plate

Recipe: Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower Fried Rice

Here’s a yummy Roasted Chicken recipe that will have you licking your fingers. Plus, it’s Keto, super healthy, and loaded with spices and herbs. This dish is so delicious you might be making it several times per week!

Image of a roasted chicken leg quarter with cauliflower rice on a plate

Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower Fried Rice

Here’s a delicious keto chicken recipe you will absolutely love!
Course Main Course
Servings 4
Calories 610 kcal


Chicken Leg Quarters:

  • 4 chicken leg & thigh quarters
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • ½ tsp olive oil

Cauliflower Fried Rice:

  • 1 cauliflower medium
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 yellow onion small, diced
  • 1 piece ginger fresh minced (1" piece approx.)
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ jalapeno
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 lime


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix turmeric, salt and pepper with olive oil and brush the mixture on the chicken pieces.
  • Place the leg quarters on the parchment paper and roast for 45 mins to an hour.
  • Cauliflower Fried Rice:
  • Cut cauliflower into florets and place into food processor until it looks like rice texture. Use towel to ring moisture out of it.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan and sauté the onion over medium-high heat until translucent. Add water or broth if onion is sticking.
  • Place ginger, garlic, celery, peas, and snap peas in the pan and cook for 5-7 minutes until veggies soften. Add the cauliflower rice, sesame oil, and sea salt. Mix well. Sauté for another 5-7 minutes until cauliflower rice is tender.
  • Top with jalapeno, fresh cilantro, sesame seeds, and a squeeze of lime juice.


Calories: 610kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 69gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 328mgSodium: 305mgPotassium: 1370mgFiber: 7gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 852IUVitamin C: 110mgVitamin D: 0.3µgVitamin E: 1mgVitamin K: 51µgCalcium: 106mgIron: 5mgMagnesium: 49mgSelenium: 3µg
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