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keto crack slaw made from ground beef and stir fried cabbage mix on a plate

Keto Egg Roll in a Bowl (AKA Crack Slaw)

Katrin Nürnberger from sugarfreelondoner.com
Keto egg roll in a bowl is a speedy weeknight dinner that's a hit with the whole family, whether they are low carb or not. The stuff is so addictively good it has the fitting nickname crack slaw.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 212kcal


  • 1 tbsp butter ghee or olive oil
  • 450 g / 1 pound / 16 oz ground beef, pork or turkey
  • 3 large garlic cloves 12g
  • 3 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 ¾ cups red cabbage shredded (135g)
  • 2 cups white cabbage shredded (170g)
  • 1 carrot grated (35g)
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos or soya sauce
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 small spring onions / scallions sliced (10g)
  • Optional 1 tsp sesame seeds highly recommended
  • Optional 1 tsp chilli flakes or to taste (highly recommended) 5g


  • In a non-stick frying pan or skillet, fry the beef on a medium heat until till cooked through. Approximately 5 - 6 minutes. Drain the fat and season with salt and pepper.
  • Push the beef to one side of the pan and add the butter, ghee or olive oil. Add the garlic and ginger and simmer for 1 minute until fragrant. Mix through the beef.
  • Add the shredded cabbage, carrot, coconut aminos and apple cider vinegar and cook for about 2 - 3 minutes until the cabbage softens but still retains a bite. Turn off the heat and stir through the toasted sesame oil and optional chili.
  • Top with spring onions and optional sesame seeds


Serves 4 (approximately 1 cup per serve)
Net Carbs: 7.3g including chili and sesame seeds
Storage: Tupperware in the fridge for up to 2 days
Serving idea: add a fried egg on top!


Calories: 212kcal | Total Carbohydrates: 10.1g | Protein: 25.1g | Fat: 8.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 2.8g | Sugar: 3.4g