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Making Egg Rolls


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July 11, 2019

Veggie Egg Roll pieces on plateI love making egg rolls at home because I can be quite picky about what's put in the middles when I order them at restaurants. Plus it costs so much less! Try these crispy rolls as an appetizer, or as a main dish. I love using soy, vinegar and chili paste as a dipping sauce. Yum!

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Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 10 egg rolls

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 lb broccoli slaw (or grated broccoli stems, cabbage, carrots)
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/2 pack brown beech mushrooms (any mushrooms will do)
  • 3 green onions
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 10 egg roll wrappers
  • cooking oil
ingredients
 

Steps:

  1. Chop onion into thin slices and diagonally chop the green onions.
  2. sliced onions & green onions
     
  3. Heat 3 tablespoons of cooking oil in a large wok or large nonstick pan over high heat. Fry the slaw, then add the onions, then mushrooms.
  4. cooking veggies in pan
     
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  5. When they're a bit wilted, add the bean sprouts and green onions. Fry a couple minutes and add salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  6. cooking veggies in pan
     
  7. Open the pack of egg roll wrappers and peel them apart very slowly for use. Have a small bowl of water nearby.
  8. Egg Roll wrappers
     
  9. Keep the remaining stack in a clean kitchen towel so they do not dry out. Keep any unused wrappers from recipe in the fridge or freezer, wrapped tightly.
  10. Egg Roll wrappers on towel
     
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  11. Lay out a wrapper diagonally in front of you on a work surface. Place a pile of the cooked veggies near the bottom corner of the wrapper.
  12. adding Veggies to wrapper
     
  13. Roll the wrapper over and up tightly, not allowing much air between the veggies. Go halfway up.
  14. rolled filled wrapper half way
     
  15. Fold both sides in over the rolled veggies.
  16. folded corners on filled wrapper
     
  17. Continue rolling upwards, then add a dab of water to the top corner with your finger to seal the roll shut.
  18. filled Egg Rolls
     
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  19. Continue doing the same with the rest.
  20. filled Veggie Egg Rolls
     
  21. Heat up 1/2 an inch of oil then reduce heat to medium low. If the oil is too hot, the wrapper will break. Add rolls to oil in batches as not to overcrowd the pan. Cook until golden all over, then drain on paper towels. Slice in half diagonally if desired, and serve with your favourite sauces.
  22. cooking Veggie Egg Rolls in oil
     
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July 26, 2010

Great flavor and interesting, fairly simple and can use whatever is at hand. I have several versions of this recipe - one of the neat things about it is that there are so many variations.

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October 19, 2010

Blanch celery, cabbage, and green onions in 1 cup boiling water. Add all ingredients together in large skillet and cook until thoroughly mixed and hot.

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Refrigerate. Fill each egg roll with about 2 tablespoons filling.

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December 7, 2018

These easy to make, delicious egg rolls are baked rather than fried. They are a great accompaniment to stir fry or any other dish. This page contains a recipe and instructions for making chicken egg rolls.

Easy Chicken Egg Rolls on a plate.

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