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Shrimp Egg Roll In A Bowl in a white bowl being lifted from counter.

Egg Roll In A Bowl

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  • Author: Bailey Sissom
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Bowls 1x
  • Category: Quick Recipes
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Asian


Healthy Shrimp Egg Roll In A Bowl is an easy recipe, requiring 20 minutes and 1 skillet. All the delicious flavors of a classic egg roll, but with less calories, carbs and fat. 


  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced (or use 3  frozen crushed garlic cubes)
  • 1" ginger, grated (or use 2 frozen crushed ginger cubes)
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce (sub coconut aminos if gluten-free)
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 pound medium uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined 
  • 1 16 oz.package coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 2-3 cups prepared rice for serving *
  • OPTIONAL: sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds for garnish


  1. Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger and sauté for about 1 minute. (1 tablespoon sesame oil, 3 garlic cloves, 1" grated ginger)
  2. Add the Chinese five-spice, soy sauce, rice vinegar and raw shrimp  to the skillet. Sauté shrimp for 1-2 minutes on each side until they are no longer translucent. Do not overcook.  (1 teaspoon Chinese five spice, 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 teaspoon rice vinegar,  1 pound shrimp)
  3. Add the coleslaw mix and shredded carrots. (16 ounces coleslaw mix, 1/2 cup shredded carrots)
  4. Serve over your choice of rice and top with green onions and/or toasted sesame seeds for garnish. (2-3 cups prepared rice)


Prepared Rice - frozen rice in streamable microwave bags taste incredible and make this recipe very easy. Thai Jasmine rice is the most traditional, but I have made this recipe with brown rice, cauliflower rice and plain white rice. Use what you have!