Homemade egg rolls are delicious but they can be a big production. Because traditional eggrolls are fried, they are not a good idea when eating lighter. This delicious bowl transforms the traditional eggroll in a lighter meal ready within just a few minutes.
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What do I need?
Cook the rice: Bring a pot with 1 cup, 2 cups, 3 cup of water to a boil. Add 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 3/4 tsp salt, the jasmine rice, cover and cook on low heat for 11 to 12 minutes.
Cook the onion and garlic: Wash and rinse all produce. While the rice is cooking, slice the onion and garlic. Heat 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 1/2 tsp oil in a medium pan. Add the onion and cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes until the onion is tender. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Cook the pork: Add the ground pork and salt 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 1/2 tsp to the onion and garlic. Cook on medium heat until fully cooked 6 to 7 minutes.
Prepare and cook the cabbage and carrots: While the pork is cooking, thinly slice the the cabbage and carrots. Add to the pork and cook on medium heat until the cabbage and carrots are soft – 6 to 8 minutes. Stir regularly.
Make the eggroll chips: Slice the eggroll wrap in about 1 cm slices. Heat 1 tsp, 2 tsp, 3 tsp oil in a pan. Add the slices of eggroll wrap. Fry in the pan, flipping midway, for about 5 minutes or until lightly golden and crispy.
Gluten Friendly – make the rice paper chips: Run each individual rice paper sheets under room temperature water for about 5 seconds. The rice paper will become soft. Slice the soft rice paper in about 1 cm slices. Heat 1 tsp, 2 tsp, 3 tsp oil in a pan. Add the slices of rice paper. Fry in the pan, flipping midway, for about 2 minutes or until lightly golden and crispy.
Assemble & serve: Place rice, pork and vegetables on a plate and garnish with crispy eggroll wrap. Serve with plum sauce.
What's in my kit?
*Plum sauce: plums, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, fresh ginger, cornstarch, red pepper flakes.
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Cooking with Kids
Lacey Engel, Registred Dietician
Owner of Beyond Baby Nutrition
Serve “yum” foods with new food. When your child sees food they recognize it may entice them to explore other, new foods too.
Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 1 & 6:
- Cook the rice
- Garnish & Serve
Dr. Craig Herrington, Nathuropath
Owner of Regina Naturopathic
Cabbage is a great source of several powerful antioxidants including, lutein, zeaxanthin, sulforaphane and indole-3-carbionole. 1 serving of cabbage contains 85% of the body’s daily requirement for vitamin K, and over half of our vitamin C requirements.
Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.