Egg rolls in a bowl

Title: Egg Roll in a Bowl


  • 1 pound (450g) ground pork or ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha or your favorite hot sauce (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 medium head cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 large carrots, julienned or grated
  • 5 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional, for garnish)
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (optional, for garnish)


  1. Cook Ground Meat:
    • In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, cook the ground pork or turkey until browned and cooked through. Break it into crumbles as it cooks.
  2. Add Aromatics:
    • Push the cooked meat to the side of the skillet. Add sesame oil to the empty side and sauté minced ginger and garlic for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Combine Sauce:
    • Combine the cooked meat with the ginger and garlic. Pour in soy sauce, rice vinegar, Sriracha, and hoisin sauce. Stir well to coat the meat in the flavorful sauce.
  4. Add Vegetables:
    • Add sliced cabbage, julienned or grated carrots, and sliced green onions to the skillet. Stir to combine everything.
  5. Sauté Vegetables:
    • Continue cooking for about 5-7 minutes or until the vegetables are tender-crisp, stirring frequently.
  6. Adjust Seasoning:
    • Taste and adjust the seasoning, adding more soy sauce, Sriracha, or hoisin sauce if desired.
  7. Garnish and Serve:
    • Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped cilantro if desired. Serve the Egg Roll in a Bowl hot.

Time and Intensity:

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Intensity: Easy

Note: Egg Roll in a Bowl is a deconstructed egg roll that’s quick, easy, and low-carb. It’s loaded with vegetables and flavorful ground meat, making it a satisfying and healthy meal. Customize the spice level to your liking and enjoy this dish on its own or over rice or noodles for a complete meal.

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