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Spring Roll Bowl

Colorful, nutritious, and delicious - a triple threat meal perfection all in one bowl. Try this Spring Roll Bowl today!

What is a spring roll bowl?

Historically, the ancient predecessor to spring rolls were made in China to commemorate the spring day of spring. So, this is the perfect time of year to join in this time-honored celebration and make this recipe - a relative of the original spring roll!

This dish has all the wonderful taste and texture of a spring roll, but with more ease and convenience. Not to mention, enjoy this recipe as a main course!

Spring roll bowl

This spring roll bowl has it all - lots of protein, colorful veggies, and a delicious, savory homemade sauce. It is so fresh and delicious! I love making this meal on a spring or summer evening, but it sure does satisfy in every time of the year.

The spring roll bowl is high-protein, easy to make, and is great for meal prepping. I know sometimes I get cravings for a veggie-filled meal, and this is the ONE you've been craving. Crunchy cucumber, delicious cabbage, and shredded carrot will satisfy that veggie craving in an instant.

Spring roll bowl ingredients

Gather these delicious, colorful ingredients to make your spring roll bowl!

BOWL

  • white rice 
  • chicken 
  • purple cabbage
  • cucumber
  • carrots 
  • green onion 
  • Optional (but recommended): avocado

SAUCE

  • soy sauce
  • minced garlic
  • honey
  • pepper
  • lime
  • water

How to make a spring roll bowl

  • Heat skillet. Add ground chicken and fully cook. Season with salt & pepper once browned and remove from heat.
  • While ground chicken cooks, chop all vegetables.
  • Add sauce ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Assemble the bowls, splitting the ingredients into 4 equal servings.
  • Each bowl will have: 3 oz lean ground chicken, cooked, 1⁄2 cup white rice, cooked (100 grams), 1⁄2 cup purple cabbage, shredded (45 grams), 1⁄2 cup cucumber, diced (75 grams), 1⁄4 cup carrots shredded (25 grams), 2 tbsp green onion (12 grams), 1⁄3 cup avocado optional, 1⁄4 of garlic lime sauce

Spring roll bowl substitution ideas

  • Ground chicken: Ground beef or ground pork would make a suitable substitution in this recipe. If you're vegan, vegetarian, or just trying out meatless Mondays, you could sub tofu, roasted chickpea, or just leave the meat out all together.
  • Veggies: The veggies included in this recipe are traditionally part of a spring roll. However, if one or more isn't your jam, you could substitute for a veggie you do like. Sweet potato, broccoli, even zucchini would taste great here.
  • Rice: Instead of traditional white rice, try brown rice or cauliflower rice.
  • Soy Sauce: If you are gluten-free, you can substitute coconut aminos in place of soy sauce.

How long does the recipe last in the fridge?

This recipe will last in the fridge for up to 5 days. Make sure you store the leftovers in an airtight container in your refrigerator.

How to meal prep this recipe

This recipe makes four servings, so you could double it if you're meal prepping for two, or you could just make the one recipe and keep it all to yourself! Make according to the directions and wait for the rice and ground chicken to cool.

Once the components have cooled, separate the recipe into four equal portions and place in airtight containers. Store in your fridge until you're ready to eat.

What goes well with a spring roll bowl

Some ideas I've come up with for sides for your spring roll bowl:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Asian slaw salad
  • Steamed dumplings
  • Skip the rice in the bowl and serve with some crispy fried rice.

Other delicious bowl ideas

Try these other delicious, easy bowls from Jordo's World:

This is a picture of spring roll bowls. There are two white bowls filled with the spring roll combinations. Each bowl has a section of white rice, shredded carrots, turkey, purple cabbage, green cucumber, green avocado, green onions, and a sauce.
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Spring Roll Bowl

Colorful, nutritious, and delicious - a triple threat meal perfection all in one bowl.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spring roll bowl, spring roll bowls, spring rolls
Servings: 4
Calories: 374kcal
Author: Jordan Smith

Equipment

  • bowl
  • skillet

Ingredients

BOWL

  • 2 cups white rice cooked (400 grams)
  • 1 lb ground chicken raw (16 oz)
  • 2 cups purple cabbage shredded (180 grams)
  • 2 cups cucumber diced (300 grams)
  • 1 cup carrots shredded (100 grams)
  • ½ cup green onion chopped (48 grams)
  • Optional (but recommended): 1 avocado

SAUCE

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 6 tbsp water

Instructions

  • Heat skillet. Add ground chicken and fully cook. Season with salt & pepper once browned and remove from heat.
  • While ground chicken cooks, chop all vegetables.
  • Add sauce ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Assemble the bowls, splitting the ingredients into 4 equal servings.
  • Each bowl will have: 3 oz lean ground chicken, cooked, 1⁄2 cup white rice, cooked (100 grams), 1⁄2 cup purple cabbage, shredded (45 grams), 1⁄2 cup cucumber, diced (75 grams), 1⁄4 cup carrots shredded (25 grams), 2 tbsp green onion (12 grams), 1⁄3 cup avocado optional, 1⁄4 of garlic lime sauce

Notes

  • To meal prep: Make according to instructions. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Split into 4 containers (one serving each). Do not add sauce and avocado until ready to enjoy.
  • This recipe is GF and DF.
  • Can substitute ground chicken with pork, beef, or meatless alternative.
  • To add more fiber: Serve with edamame or replace the rice with quinoa or farro
  • To track on MyFitnessPal and MacrosFirst: Search "Jordo’s World Spring Roll Bowls”

Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 777mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 363IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 21mg
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