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    Get a delicious Chinese-inspired family dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with this healthy egg roll in a bowl recipe. Simple to make with lots of fresh veggies, it’s full of delicious flavors that everyone will love.

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    Egg roll in a bowl is one of my favorite family dinners to make. It comes together so quickly and easily and the flavors are wonderfully bold.

    Made with a lot of fresh veggies and ground pork, this is a super tasty and healthier alternative to your usual takeout. With flavors of ginger, garlic, and soy sauce with a touch of spice, this is one addictive recipe you won’t be able to get enough of!

    Be sure to try my Chicken Fried Rice and Mongolian Beef too!

    Why you will love this Egg Roll In a Bowl Recipe!

    • One skillet: One of the main reasons I love this recipe is because it’s all cooked in a skillet on the stovetop, so even the clean up is a breeze!
    • Healthy: High in protein and with only around 20g of carbs per serving, this dish contains lots of veggies so it’s great to include in a balanced lifestyle.
    • Make ahead: This is a great option if you are into weekly meal prep. Make it up once and enjoy the leftovers later in the week. It’s freezer friendly too.
    deconstructed egg roll in a skillet

    Ingredients

    • Sesame oil: I like to use sesame oil to cook this dish as it has a nice nutty flavor. You can use vegetable or canola, but it won’t have the same taste.
    • Vegetables: Onion, coleslaw mix and carrots. You could also use broccoli slaw as an alternative to coleslaw.
    • Ground pork: I like to use lean ground pork for this recipe. the mild flavor of the pork works great with the aromatics.
    • Garlic and ginger: Use fresh cloves garlic and a teaspoon of ginger for the best flavor.
    • Water chestnuts: I love the crunchy texture of the water chestnuts in his recipe, and the have a mild nutty flavor.
    • Rice wine vinegar: This mild rice vinegar helps to balance out the salty flavors. White wine vinegar can be used in a pinch.
    • Low sodium soy sauce: This gives the dish a lovely umami salty flavor. You can use tamari if you have a gluten intolerance or coconut aminos for paleo, gluten-free, whole30, and keto versions.
    • Hoisin sauce: A rich and sweet sauce that adds a depth of flavor.
    • Sriracha: For a touch of spice.
    • Salt and Pepper
    • Garnish: Black sesame seeds and green onions
    • Sriracha mayo: Mayonnaise and sriracha

    How to make egg roll in a bowl – Instructions

    • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the diced onion and cook until translucent. Add ground meat and cook, stirring, until no longer pink. Drain if it’s too liquid.
    • Add garlic, ginger, chestnuts, and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sriracha sauce, coleslaw mix, and carrots to the skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for about 5-7 more minutes, or until cabbage is wilted.
    • Remove the skillet from the heat. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
    • Sprinkle green onions and sesame seeds. Drizzle sriracha mayo on top and serve warm in a bowl.

    SRIRACHA MAYO

    • Mix ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
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    How long does it keep?

    This recipe is great to enjoy straight away for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, but it’s also great for weekly meal prep. Once made, let the dish cool completely before transferring to an airtight container and store it in the fridge. It will keep well for up to 4 days and can be reheated in a skillet to serve.

    Can you freeze it?

    This is a great freezer meal! Cook up the whole recipe, but leave out the coleslaw mix as this can become soggy, then let it cool fully. Mix in the raw coleslaw mix and then freeze in freezer bags or containers. It will keep well for up to 3 months. Thaw it in the fridge overnight before reheating.

    deconstructed egg roll in a bowl with sriracha sauce

    Can you make it with other ground meats?

    Yes! I love to make this with pork, but other variations with ground meats like ground chicken, ground turkey, ground beef, or ground bison will work great too. It’s best to use lean or extra lean meats so that the final dish isn’t too greasy.

    What do you serve it with?

    I love to serve this low-carb egg roll in a bowl just by itself, it’s so hearty and filling. If you like, you could serve smaller portions over rice, cauliflower rice, or quinoa.

    TIPS FROM NELI’S KITCHEN

    Recipe Notes and Tips

    • Make it spicier by adding in more sriracha, or leave it out if you prefer things milder.
    • I love the convenience of using a bagged slaw mix, but you could also shred a cabbage.
    • Chop the veggies small so that everything combines evenly.
    • For a more keto-friendly egg roll in a bowl, you can substitute soy sauce for coconut aminos.
    deconstructed egg roll in a skillet

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    Egg Roll in a Bowl

    Get a delicious Chinese inspired family dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with this healthy egg roll in a bowl recipe. Simple to make with lots of fresh veggies, it's full of delicious flavors that everyone will love.
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 20 minutes
    Total Time 25 minutes
    Servings 4 servings
    Calories 570kcal

    INGREDIENTS

    • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 1 lb. ground pork, can substitute with ground chicken, ground beef, or ground turkey
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
    • 8 oz water chestnuts, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
    • ¼ cup soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
    • 1 tablespoon sriracha
    • 1 16 ounce bag coleslaw mix
    • ½ cup grated or “matchstick” carrots
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

    Garnish

    Sriracha Mayo

    INSTRUCTIONS

    Egg Roll in a Bowl

    • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the diced onion and cook until translucent. Add ground meat and cook, stirring, until no longer pink. Drain if it’s too liquid.
    • Add garlic, ginger, chestnuts, and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sriracha sauce, coleslaw mix, and carrots to the skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for about 5-7 more minutes, or until cabbage is wilted.
    • Remove the skillet from the heat. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
    • Sprinkle green onions and sesame seeds. Drizzle sriracha mayo on top and serve warm in a bowl.

    Sriracha Mayo

    • Mix ingredients in a bowl until well combined.

    TIPS & NOTES

    • Make it spicier by adding in more sriracha, or leave it out if you prefer things milder.
    • I love the convenience of using a bagged slaw mix, but you could also shred a cabbage.
    • Chop the veggies small so that everything combines evenly.

    NUTRITION

    Calories: 570kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 1529mg | Potassium: 784mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2933IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 3mg
    Course Main Course
    Cuisine Asian
    Keyword how to make egg roll in a bowl, low carb egg roll in a bowl, pork egg roll in a bowl
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    Maggie

    5 stars
    Really good! My entire family loved this recipe!!

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