Did you know June 10th is #NationalEggRollday?
National Egg Roll Day began in the late 1800s as a way to enjoy the fresh eggs of spring. Since then, it has been celebrated annually worldwide for its deliciousness and cultural significance.
In North America, egg rolls are usually served with dipping sauces and sides such as fried rice, noodles, or vegetables. The egg roll is a type of Chinese-style deep-fried wrapped pastry that typically contains some combination of scrambled eggs, shredded cabbage or other vegetables, and sliced meats such as pork. I
National Egg Roll Day is an opportunity for everyone to get together and celebrate the beauty of food and culture.
Happy National Egg Roll Day!
Do you want to make homemade Eggrolls as an appetizer at your next get-together party? Here are ten very unique ideas to make that egg rolls out of! Try a little flare, and don’t be scared – A little bit of the Southwest, try a little flash of Mexico, clean out your fridge of veggies or try a little seafood such as crab or shrimp! They all look so yummy, and I need to try them all!
Many homemade egg rolls can be frozen and then can be cooked later,
How to cook egg rolls in an air fryer?
For an air fryer version, place the egg rolls in a single layer in the basket of your air fryer. Cook for about 10 minutes at 370 degrees Fahrenheit, flipping them halfway through cooking.
What are some egg roll-filling ideas?
Some ideas for egg roll fillings are shredded cabbage, carrots, celery, mushrooms, onions, garlic and/or ginger. You can get creative and add shrimp, pork, beef or tofu. Add a range of flavours with sauces like soy sauce, oyster sauce or hoisin sauce.
Spices like red pepper flakes or curry powder can also make great additions to your egg rolls. With the right combination of vegetables and sauces, you’ll have a delicious homemade egg roll that will please everyone in the family.
What is the Difference between Spring Rolls and Egg Rolls?
The main difference between spring rolls and egg rolls is the type of wrapper used. Spring rolls usually use a thin, crepe-like rice paper wrapper, while egg rolls generally have a thicker wheat flour wrapper. The other differences are in the fillings. Egg rolls typically contain meat and vegetables, while spring rolls tend to be filled with just vegetables. The way the rolls are prepared also differs, with spring rolls usually being fried or served raw and egg rolls always being fried. Ultimately, the choice between the two comes down to personal preference. Both can be a delicious addition to any meal!
10 Homemade Egg Roll recipes
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Sweet and Devine. Who can’t resist some apple pie? with this crunchy outside, you will love serving these at your next neighbourhood get-together.
Great Dessert you can eat with your fingers and dip in Nutella.
Inspired Taco Egg Roll Recipe
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Yes, an intelligent idea to have tacos and egg rolls combined! I can’t wait to try this variation.
Delicious! Combining the crunchy taco flavouring with the egg roll wrapper is a real treat.
This recipe also includes cheddar cheese and sour cream, so you know it will be good! Yum!
Check out this recipe: Taco Egg Rolls by Spend with Pennies.
Chicken Cheese Steak, Egg Rolls
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“A play on the traditional Philly Cheese Steak, these egg rolls feature flavorful onions and peppers, moist chicken, and cheese.”
Sounds amazing! Combining the classic flavours of a Philly Cheese Steak with the crispiness of an egg roll is an absolute win.
This recipe also calls for marinara sauce, which adds another flavour element and makes it extra delicious.
Check out this Flavorful Eggroll recipe: Chicken Cheesesteak Egg Rolls by A Simple Pantry
Easy Homemade Egg Rolls
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If you wanted to make a traditional egg roll by Scratch, this recipe might be up – the only processed part is the egg roll wrappers.
The filling is made with pork, cabbage, mushrooms, and green onions.
It’s a great way to customize your egg rolls and make them taste how you like.
Get the full scoop: Easy Homemade Egg Rolls by High Heels and Grills
Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls
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If you love stuffed crab mushrooms, you will love this idea inside an egg roll instead of a mushroom.
This is a great alternative! I tried it out last night – and they were a hit with everyone.
The cream cheese, imitation crab meat, and green onions are all inside the crispy egg roll wrapper. Don’t forget to serve it with a side of your favourite dipping sauce.
Get the Recipe: Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls by Small-Town Woman
Loaded Mashed Potato Egg Rolls:
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If you love perogies – Here’s a new spin on that used for mashed potatoes and cheese! A great way to use leftover egg roll wrappers with something you may have in the fridge!
Get this lovely Recipe: Loaded Mashed Potato Egg Rolls by Spend with Pennies.
Garden Veggie Egg Rolls:
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Get the Recipe: Garden Veggie Egg Rolls by Gardening Jones
Cheesy Roast Beef Egg Rolls
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If you love Roast Beef and Mozza cheese – You will die for these little rolls to try the next time you have leftover Roast Beef!
Get the Recipe Here: Cheesy Roast Beef Mini Egg Rolls by Kleinworth and Co.
Southwest Egg Rolls:
A bit of a twist on this roll recipe – as you use a tortilla wrap instead of a traditional wrapper recipe – but with a few ingredients filled with southern-tasting sauce – You have a whole new dish of delight:
Check out this recipe: Southwest Egg Rolls by Craft Dictator
Breakfast Egg Roll Recipe:
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Breakfast for Dinner – or perhaps a new spin on a brunch appetizer for your next family get-together! Combining some eggs and bacon and some wraps, and you have this simple yummy egg roll: Get the Recipe:
Breakfast Egg Rolls by Almost Supermom
Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls:
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Who doesn’t love a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich? Well, imagine that in a crispy wrapper! I will try this the next time I have a few egg rolls or wonton wrappers left.
Check out this recipe: Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls by Domestic Superhero
Avocado Egg Roll
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You’ll love this Avocado Roll Recipe if you love a little Guacamole! What a great combination and a great way to use up any extra avocado you may want to use up in the fridge.
Bang Bang Shrimp Egg Roll
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With a little Shrimp & Cheese and some special sauce, you will have some Bang Bang Shrimp in a Crunchy wrapper, perfect for an appetizer on your next Game Night! Your guests will love it!
Get the Recipe: Bang Bang Shrimp Egg Rolls by Domestic Superhero