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Egg Rolls in a Bowl is a deconstructed version of traditional egg rolls, combining all the delicious flavors of egg roll filling without the wrapper. It’s a low-carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free dish that’s easy to make and incredibly flavorful. Here’s a recipe to create Egg Rolls in a Bowl:

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground pork (or ground chicken, turkey, or beef)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup shredded cabbage (green or Napa cabbage works well)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free)
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce (optional, for added flavor)
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)
  • Toasted sesame seeds (for garnish)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves (optional, for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Ingredients:
    • Finely chop the onion, mince the garlic, grate the ginger, shred the carrots, and thinly slice or shred the cabbage if not using pre-shredded.
  2. Cook Ground Pork:
    • Heat sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the ground pork and cook, breaking it apart with a spoon, until it’s browned and cooked through.
  3. Add Aromatics:
    • Push the cooked pork to one side of the skillet and add chopped onions, minced garlic, and grated ginger to the empty side. Sauté for a minute until fragrant.
  4. Combine Ingredients:
    • Mix the cooked pork with the aromatics in the skillet. Add shredded carrots and cabbage to the skillet. Stir well to combine all ingredients evenly.
  5. Season the Dish:
    • Pour soy sauce, oyster sauce (if using), rice vinegar, and Sriracha sauce over the pork and vegetable mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir everything together until well combined.
  6. Simmer and Cook:
    • Reduce heat to medium-low and let the mixture simmer for about 5-7 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender but still slightly crisp. Stir occasionally.
  7. Garnish and Serve:
    • Once cooked to your desired consistency, remove the skillet from heat. Garnish the Egg Rolls in a Bowl with chopped green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and fresh cilantro leaves if desired.
  8. Serve Warm:
    • Spoon the Egg Rolls in a Bowl into serving bowls or plates. You can serve it as is or over a bed of cauliflower rice for a complete meal.
  9. Enjoy Your Egg Rolls in a Bowl:
    • Enjoy this delicious and flavorful dish immediately while warm. The leftovers can be refrigerated in an airtight container and reheated for later meals.

Egg Rolls in a Bowl is a versatile dish, and you can customize it by adding other vegetables like bell peppers, mushrooms, or snow peas. Adjust the seasonings and spice level according to your taste preferences. It’s a great option for a quick and satisfying meal that’s packed with Asian-inspired flavors!

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