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Korean Chicken Egg Roll Bowls

A gluten free umami bomb without the grease.



If there's one thing I miss that's gluten filled, it's a crispy, greasy egg roll from my local dive Chinese food restaurant. You know the kind - when you cut into it it oozes grease and umami and straight-up deliciousness.


Unfortunately, this ain't it.


BUT this bowl is the best of two worlds - Korean Bulgogi Chicken and an egg roll - and it's not horribly bad for you or oozing grease either. This sauce uses all the more traditional Korean flavors, added to a lean ground chicken with crunchy cabbage and spicy serrano peppers.


It's umami, it's salty, it's a little sweet, it's got acid and it has heat. It's the perfect date night dish or meal prep for the week.


Stick with me, it's a long ingredient list, but it's mostly for the sauce and it's worth it for sure.



INGREDIENTS:

1 package (about a lb) of ground chicken (turkey works too)

2 Tbsp brown sugar

1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil

1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar

1 Tbsp gluten free gochujang paste

1 Tbsp Sriracha

1 Tbsp garlic powder

2/3 cup gluten free soy sauce (I use Kikkoman)

1 lime, juiced

3-4 Tbsp avocado oil

2 Tsp grated ginger (I use frozen)

5 garlic cloves, minced

1 shallot, finely diced

1 Tsp white pepper

2 Tbsp vegetable stock

1 serrano pepper, finely diced

Coleslaw mix (no mayo, about 3 cups)

Shredded carrots (about a cup)

Brown Rice (optional, I used trader joe's organic / microwavable)


1. Combine brown sugar, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, Sriracha, garlic powder, lime, and soy sauce - whisk until smooth.

2. Finely dice your garlic and shallot.

3. Add your avocado oil, garlic, shallots and ginger to a cold pan.

4. On medium - high heat, sauté until translucent. Add white pepper.

5. Add ground chicken to the pan. Break up the meat into small pieces. Cover with a lid and let cook.

6. Now's a great time to put your rice in the microwave, but totally optional.

7. Uncover your meat, let the liquid cook out until 3/4 of the liquid is gone and the chicken is cooked through.

8. Add vegetable stock, let it cookout.

9. Add in your sauce and let is cook down into a thick sauce. Coat all the chicken in the sauce.

10. In your bowl plat your rice (optional), 1/2 cup of coleslaw mix, extra carrots and serrano.

11. Add in your meat and toss until combined like an egg roll.

12. Top with scallions and serve. Enjoy!!


Makes approx. 4 servings.


Ready to get cooking? Check out my one minute tutorial on Instagram Reels: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CZrvOXGFBRw/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet



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