Jamaican Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice

Jamaican Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice

This flavor-rich Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice dish is a filling, healthy dinner! Courtesy of Beachbody

Yields: 4 servings (Approx. 12 shrimp, 2 cups veggies each


  • 48 raw medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed (approx. 24 oz.)
  • 1 Tbsp. mild Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin organic coconut oil, divided use
  • 6 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups green (or red) bell pepper, chopped
  • 2/3 cup canned lite coconut milk
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 4 wedges fresh lime (for garnish; optional)


  1. Season shrimp with seasoning. Set aside.

  2. Heat 1 tsp. oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add cauliflower; cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender. Set aside and cover to keep warm.

  4. Heat remaining 1 tsp. oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Add green onions and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Add coconut milk; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until most of coconut milk is absorbed.

  7. Add shrimp; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is firm and opaque. Sprinkle with salt

  8. Evenly divide cauliflower rice between two serving plates. Evenly top with shrimp, cilantro, coconut, and lime wedges (if desired).

Recipe Notes

  • Cauliflower rice may be found at your favorite grocery store.
  • To make cauliflower rice, place half a medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets, in food processor; pulse until cauliflower is cut into pieces about the size of rice. Repeat with the other half. Place cauliflower on cheesecloth (or a heavy-duty paper towel), in small batches; squeeze dry.