Love egg rolls? This easy recipe for egg roll in a bowl comes together with just a few ingredients from Trader Joe’s and 10 minutes. Serve over rice or with your favorite Asian appetizers.
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What is Egg Roll in a Bowl?
This easy recipe for egg roll in a bowl takes the flavors of the inside of an egg roll and turns them into a stir fry instead of rolling them into egg roll wrappers.
It’s a super simple meal, and this version is made with ingredients from Trader Joe’s.
Trader Joe’s Ingredients to Make Egg Roll in a Bowl
You’ll need just a few ingredients to make the egg roll in a bowl:
- Vegetable oil
- Ground pork
- Coleslaw mix
- Goyza dipping sauce
How to Make Egg Roll in a Bowl
Let’s get to the meal, shall we?
- Brown ground pork. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet or wok and add ground pork to pan. Break up with the back of a spoon, and cook until cooked through.
- Add coleslaw and season. Stir in the coleslaw mix and goyza sauce into the browned ground pork and cook until cabbage wilts.
Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe FAQs
Do I have to shop at Trader Joe’s?
No! You can make egg roll in a bowl from any store. The goyza dipping sauce is from Trader Joe’s, but you can really use any Asian stir-fry sauce OR make your own.
Can you freeze egg roll in a bowl?
Yes, you can freeze leftover egg roll in a bowl for 2-3 months. Let thaw overnight before reheating in the microwave or a hot skillet until heated through.
What to Serve with Egg Roll in a Bowl
I believe that the origins of this meal came from a desire to have egg roll flavors in a low-carb form. I’m not low carb, but I love these flavors (and love how simple this meal is!) so I serve it with carbs. 🙂 You can serve with:
- Asian-style appetizers (wontons, etc.)
More Ground Pork Recipes
If you like this recipe for egg roll in a bowl, then you’ll also love these other easy ground pork recipes:
- Ground Pork Stir Fry – This stir fry combines protein, veggies, and grains … all topped with my super easy peanut sauce. It’s a MUST!
- Thai Pork Lettuce Wraps – When you’re looking for a meal that’s both light and refreshing, but also satisfying? These lettuce wraps are it. Perfect for spring and summer meals.
Shop at Trader Joe’s? This recipe for egg roll in a bowl is for you! Dinner comes together with just 3 TJ’s ingredients + 10 minutes.
- 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 16 oz. ground pork (80% lean)
- 2 9-oz. packages shredded coleslaw mix*
- 1/4 cup Goyza dipping sauce
- Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or wok.
- Add pork to pan and break up with the back of a spatula. Cook until lightly browned, about 4-5 minutes.
- Add coleslaw mix to pan and 1/4 cup of goyza sauce. Toss to combine and cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage wilts, about 3-4 minutes.
- Season with salt to taste and serve with extra goyza sauce if desired.
- EXTRAS: sliced green onions, sesame seeds, hot sauce (chinese mustard or sriracha).
- COLESLAW: use 1 1/2-2 packages, depending on how big your pan is! It will wilt down quickly, and the more cabbage you add, the more you can stretch this meal.
- SERVE WITH: rice if desired.
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