Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl

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Ditch the deep-fryer in favor of this fast and fresh recipe for Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl starring your choice of protein.

Two servings of Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl topped with a fried egg next to small ramekins with spices

Takeout-inspired recipes are popular around these parts, whether it’s DIY dumplings in spicy sauce, homemade spins on pan-fried potstickers or the current front-runner in the ratings department (1,000+ 5-star reviews and counting!), Easy Beef and Broccoli.

Egg rolls are also a popular option, with six variations ranging from savory to sweet and baked to deep-fried.

Various sized bowls containing egg roll ingredients

If you’re ready to tackle the takeout favorite while ditching the deep-fryer and the wrapper entirely, then this Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl is your new go-to weeknight meal.

It is, quite literally, an entire veggie- and protein-packed meal in a bowl with endless ingredient customizations.

Skillet containing ground chicken, sliced carrots and shredded cabbage

Follow the recipe below for flavor-packed cabbage, carrots, and ground chicken sautéed with plenty of fresh garlic and ginger, or swap in your go-to veggies and protein of choice to suit your palate.

I love serving this Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl with a fried egg on top for added protein, and also for that classic runny yolk that you can break and stir into your bowl. A drizzle of sweet chili sauce on top ensures you won’t be missing a single dip or dunk!

Easy healthy egg roll in a bowl topped with a fried egg next to dipping sauce and spices

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Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl

Ditch the deep-fryer in favor of this fast and fresh recipe for Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl starring your choice of protein.
Author: Kelly Senyei
5 from 7 votes
Two servings of Healthy Egg Roll In a Bowl topped with a fried egg next to small ramekins with spices
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey, chicken, pork or beef
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions, plus more for serving
  • 3 cups shredded Napa cabbage 
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 4 fried or poached eggs
  • Black sesame seeds, for serving


  • Add the olive oil and sesame oil to a large skillet set over medium-low heat then add the ground turkey. Cook, breaking apart the turkey with a spatula until it is cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, ginger and scallions to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.
  • Add the cabbage, carrots, soy sauce, and Thai sweet chili sauce, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cabbage is wilted and the carrots are tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Divide the mixture among serving bowls then top with the fried eggs. Garnish each bowl with a drizzle of sweet chili sauce and the sesame seeds then serve.
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Calories: 345kcal, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 35g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 247mg, Sodium: 794mg, Potassium: 680mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 5887IU, Vitamin C: 19mg, Calcium: 94mg, Iron: 2mg


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  1. I would like to make this. Is there an option to use tempeh, tofu or shrimp for the protein? What low sodium marinade could I use?

    1. Absolutely, Peggy! You can make this dish with any protein you’d like, as well as using low-sodium soy sauce.

  2. 5 stars
    This was a super yummy recipe. Easy to make and I had all ingredients on hand. My kids loved it. It’s a definitely a keeper. Having leftovers for lunch today.

  3. 5 stars
    Love it very much! didn’t have the sweet chili sauce, but was still excellent! with my own changes: To give the turkey more flavor, I jumped to #3 first and sauté together chopped carrots but add some celery and 1/2 onion and the garlic for 5 -7 minutes which I then put aside, then In same pan cook the turkey and drain water or grease if any, add the chopped cabbage , re-enter the veggies, add the rest of ingredients. Super recipe!
    It is a great go-to recipe, so delicious.

  4. 5 stars
    So hit the spot when craving egg rolls but don’t want a ton of calories! I used ground pork and also added some yellow bellpepper, mushrooms and a little broccoli and served over brown rice. Delish!!

  5. 5 stars
    Wow, my wife and I didn’t change a thing with this recipe and we’re eating in silence because it was sooo good.

  6. Love your recipes, but am I missing the Nutritional statement somewhere? Would be nice to see all of that and be able to plan accordingly for calories, carbs, sugars, etc.

    1. Hi Katie! You can find the estimated nutritional info by clicking on the purple button below the recipe that says ESTIMATED NUTRITION INFORMATION. :)