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Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe

This deconstructed egg roll is an easy, nutrient-dense meal that can be thrown together quickly and is a great way to get lots of vegetables! You get the tasty inside of an egg roll without the deep fried shell. 
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 1 pound ground pork or beef
  • 3 green onion sliced with green and white parts separated
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced about 1/2 cup
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger or ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can water chestnuts drained and chopped 8 ounces
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 bag coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots) 14 ounces
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Chop green onion and dice regular onion. Set aside.
  • Brown beef or pork in a large pan over medium heat breaking up the meat while cooking, about 5 minutes.
  • Set meat aside, leaving grease in pan.
  • Add white parts of the sliced green onion, diced yellow onion, and garlic to pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes until onions are slightly soft, stirring frequently.
  • Add ginger, water chestnuts, and hot sauce to pan and cook for 3 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Add coleslaw mix, coconut aminos, rice wine vinegar, pepper, and salt. Cook until coleslaw mix is soft, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes.
  • Add meat back into pan and mix.
  • Serve over rice or by itself with extra hot sauce or coconut aminos on the side.
  • Garnish with green onions and serve.
Keyword deconstructed egg roll, egg roll in a bowl