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Easy Egg Roll in a Bowl

Easy Egg Roll in a Bowl is a one-dish recipe that’s made in less than 30 minutes and is chock full of all.the.veggies! It’s Whole30 friendly, dairy-free, grain-free and paleo.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Cuisine: Whole30, Grain-free, Paleo, Dairy-free


  • 1 lb. ground chicken or turkey
  • 12 tsp. avocado or coconut oil
  • 8 green onions, sliced; white/light green and green parts separated
  • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger (may sub 1  tsp. ground ginger)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 1/2 Tbsp.)
  • 2 12-ounce bags Mann’s Broccoli Cole Slaw (May substitute broccoli slaw or bagged cole slaw mix of choice)
  • ½ cup coconut aminos, plus more for serving
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp. Chinese 5-spice powder (*see recipe note below)
  • Optional: Sesame seeds and/or fresh cilantro


  1. In a bowl, combine coconut aminos, sesame oil, rice vinegar and Chinese 5-spice powder. Whisk to combine then set aside.
  2. Place a large skillet over medium heat. When pan is hot add the oil and white/light green parts of onions only, garlic and ginger. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until onions start to soften.
  3. Add ground chicken (or turkey). Use a spoon or spatula to break meat up into small pieces. Continue cooking 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meat is cooked through and no longer pink.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high. Add broccoli coleslaw and sauce (from step 1). Stir fry 6-7 minutes or until slaw is crisp-tender or to your liking.
  5. Stir in reserved sliced green onion tops. Remove from heat and garnish with sesame seeds and/or cilantro.
  6. Serve with additional coconut aminos or hot sauce, if desired.


*for the Chinese 5-spice powder, you may sub a pinch of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and pepper OR just use what you have on hand of these spices.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (about 2 heaping cups)
  • Calories: 305
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 27g