egg roll in a bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Try this simple recipe for an egg roll in a bowl, a favorite Chinese fried appetizer, and you’ll never have to order takeout again.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Asian
Keyword egg roll in a bowl
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 249 kcal


  • 4 tsp sesame oil divided
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger peeled and minced
  • 4 scallions sliced, separate green and white parts
  • 12 oz raw 93% lean ground turkey breast
  • 8 cups white or purple cabbage shredded, can use pre-shredded cabbage found in cole slaw mix
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp.

    Braggs Liquid Aminos or Coconut Aminos

    use Braggs Liquid Aminos on Sugar Free 3
  • sea salt and ground black pepper to taste optional


  1. In a large, preferably non-stick skillet, heat 2 tsp. of sesame oil over medium heat and add garlic, ginger and white part of scallions.  Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until garlic begins to brown and ginger is soft.

  2. Add turkey to the skillet, stir well, and continue to cook at medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink.  If the turkey mixture becomes dry, add a ¼ cup of water.

  3. Remove turkey mixture from the skillet and set aside.

  4. Leave the skillet over medium heat and add remaining 2 tsp. sesame oil, cabbage and onion.

  5. Cover the skillet and allow the cabbage and onion to cook for about 4-5 minutes, or until cabbage is soft.

  6. Once the cabbage is soft, push the cabbage to the side of the skillet and add the eggs to the other side and scramble them on their own for about a minute, then mix eggs and cabbage together; add the turkey and mix well.

  7. Reduce heat to low and add aminos, mix well.

  8. Season with a pinch of sea salt and pepper to taste.

  9. Serve in 4 bowls garnished with the green scallions on top.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Egg Roll in a Bowl
Amount Per Serving (2.5 cups)
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 156mg52%
Sodium 690mg30%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 22g44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.