It’s takeout turned healthy lunch, dinner, and/or snack munched straight out of the fridge if you’re really impatient while the rice is cooking (me!): EGG ROLL IN A BOWL.
Imagine your favorite Asian takeout joint’s house special egg roll, but instead of limiting yourself to one or two to save room for the main event, this Egg Roll in a Bowl is the main event.
This recipe takes the flavors and ingredients of a classic egg roll filling—the juicy meat (or tofu, if you prefer your Egg Roll in a Bowl vegetarian), the zippy fresh ginger and garlic, the salty, umami-ish soy sauce, and the colorful, thin strips of fresh veggies—and turns them into a fast, healthy meal that’s great for quick dinners and tastes fantastic reheated too.
Here’s how it works: Instead of wrapping a small scoop of the filling inside individual egg roll wrappers then deep frying them, to make an Egg Roll in a Bowl, you pile the filling over rice (or cauliflower rice if you prefer your Egg Roll in a Bowl low carb), grab your fork (or your chopsticks if you are savvy like that), and dive in! (more…)