Egg Roll Recipe with Sweet and Sour Sauce

2013-08-05
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  • Yield : 24 egg rolls
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 45m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    118
  • Total Fat

    1.1g
  • Cholesterol

    11mg
  • Sodium

    307mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    20.2g
  • Dietary Fiber

    1.0g
  • Protein

    6.3g
  • Vitamin A

    1%
  • Vitamin C

    9%
  • Calcium

    2%
  • Iron

    16%
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I think you will enjoy this delicious egg roll recipe.

Egg rolls are a popular Chinese recipe. I think most of us order them or spring rolls when we order Chinese food. Now you can make them at home with this easy recipe.

Egg Roll Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef or pork
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 pound zucchini, finely shredded, squeezed & drained
  • 1/2 pound savoy cabbage, finely shredded & blotted dry
  • 24 egg roll wrappers

Method

Step 1

For the filling, combine the cornstarch and soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper.

Step 2

Place a wok over fairly high heat. When it is hot, add the lean ground beef or pork. Stir to break up the meat. Cook it until lightly browned. Add the onion and garlic and fry for 1 minute. Add the zucchini and cabbage and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the soy sauce mixture. Bring it to a boil, then cook until the sauce is thickened. Let the filling cool.

Step 3

Prepare the sweet and sour sauce (recipe below). Let it cool.

Step 4

Use purchased egg roll skins. Put 2 tablespoons of filling on each egg roll skin. Moisten the edges with egg white. Overlap the edges envelope style and seal all around. Cover to keep moist.

Step 5

Heat a pan with 1 1/2 inches of oil to 375ºF (180ºC). Fry the egg rolls until hot and fully cooked, about 25 minutes.

Sweet and Sour Sauce

1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons chili sauce
cayenne pepper to taste
1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/4 cup chicken broth

In a glass cup, combine all the ingredients and cook in a pot on medium high until it is the thickness of a dipping sauce. Let cool.

Dip the hot egg rolls into the cooled sweet and sour sauce.

Serves 24

Note:

To make this recipe vegetarian, simply leave out the meat. The other flavors still make it delicious.

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Serve this egg roll recipe as an appetizer before Chinese cashew chicken.

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