Made this for Sunday football and it was a major hit! No leftovers!

Egg rolls, a beloved feature of Chinese-American takeout, embody a rich history rooted in East Asia. While their exact origin is debated, their status as a delectable example of cultural culinary fusion is unquestionable. Wrapped in a crispy, golden shell, each egg roll contains a savory blend of cabbage, pork, and aromatic seasonings, symbolizing a hearty and bountiful filling. More than just a delightful snack, egg rolls represent a culinary journey that bridges continents and traditions, making them an ideal project for cooking enthusiasts who cherish the process of creating and sharing homemade delicacies.

Versatile in nature, egg rolls can be enjoyed as an appetizer or a light meal. They pair wonderfully with steamed jasmine rice, which balances their richness, or a tangy Asian slaw for a fresh, crunchy contrast. Complement them with traditional sweet and sour sauce, spicy mustard, or a soy-based dipping sauce with a touch of sesame oil to enhance their flavors.

Classic Chinese Egg Rolls Recipe

Makes about 12 egg rolls


12 egg roll wrappers

1 pound ground pork

2 cups shredded cabbage

1 cup shredded carrots

4 thinly sliced scallions

2 minced garlic cloves

1 tablespoon finely grated ginger

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons water

Vegetable oil for frying




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