Indulge in the delicious flavors of homemade egg rolls with this simple and tasty recipe. Perfect for parties, a quick snack or a family meal.
Egg rolls are a classic Asian appetizer that have been a staple in many households for years. These bite-sized treats are perfect for entertaining or as a quick snack, and they’re incredibly easy to make. Whether you’re looking to impress guests or whip up a quick treat for yourself, this Egg Roll recipe is sure to become a favorite.
- 1 package egg roll wrappers (50 count)
- 1 lb. ground pork
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 inch ginger, grated
- 2 green onions, finely chopped
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 1 cup shredded cabbage
- 2 tbsp. soy sauce
- 1 tbsp. sesame oil
- Vegetable oil, for frying
- In a large skillet, brown the ground pork over medium heat.
- Add the garlic, ginger, green onions, shredded carrots, and shredded cabbage to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes.
- Stir in the soy sauce and sesame oil. Remove from heat and let cool.
- Lay an egg roll wrapper flat on a clean surface. Place a heaping tablespoon of the pork mixture in the center of the wrapper.
- Roll the wrapper tightly around the filling, tucking in the sides as you go. Repeat with the remaining wrappers and pork mixture.
- Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Fry the egg rolls in small batches until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per batch.
- Remove the egg rolls from the oil with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
Tips and Tricks:
- To keep the filling inside the egg rolls, make sure to roll the wrapper tightly and tuck in the sides.
- For a crispy texture, lightly brush the egg rolls with egg wash before frying.
- You can also bake the egg rolls in the oven for a healthier alternative to frying. Bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
- For a vegetarian option, replace the ground pork with finely chopped mushrooms.
- Add diced chicken or shrimp to the pork mixture for a chicken or shrimp egg roll.
Egg rolls are a delicious and versatile appetizer that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Whether you’re looking to fry, bake, or add them to a party spread, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen. So why not give it a try today and impress your friends and family with your newfound culinary skills!
Egg rolls are an intimidating dish. I’ve never made them but may give it a try!
LikeLiked by 1 person
Making egg rolls can seem intimidating at first, but with a good recipe and a bit of practice, anyone can make them.