If you’re a fan of Smokin’ and Grillin’ wit AB from YouTube, then you know that he’s all about bringing bold flavors to the table. Today, we’re taking inspiration from his mouthwatering recipes and putting a twist on the classic with our own Homemade Egg Rolls. Get ready for a flavor explosion that will have your taste buds dancing!
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 3/4 pound ground pork
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon minced ginger
- 3 cups coleslaw mix
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
- 12 egg roll wrappers
- 1 egg, beaten
- Oil for frying
Vegetable Oil Kickoff: The journey begins with 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil, setting the stage for the rich and savory flavors that will unfold in your homemade egg rolls. Let it heat in a large skillet, and you’re already on your way to a culinary adventure.
Ground Pork Touchdown: Smokin’ and Grillin’ wit AB knows that ground pork is a game-changer in the flavor department. Seasoned with salt and pepper, it brings a hearty and satisfying element to the filling, ensuring your egg rolls are packed with savory goodness.
Garlic and Ginger Tandem: Enter the dynamic duo of minced garlic and ginger, infusing the kitchen with their aromatic magic. As they sizzle in the pan, their fragrance signals that something extraordinary is in the making, just like in AB’s signature recipes.
Coleslaw Mix – the Unsung Hero: AB knows the value of a good coleslaw mix, and we’re embracing it in our egg rolls. It adds a delightful crunch and a hint of freshness that perfectly complements the other robust flavors in the mix.
Green Onions for the Win: Sliced green onions make a cameo, bringing their mild onion flavor and vibrant color to the party. They add a subtle kick and a touch of brightness, ensuring your egg rolls are as visually appealing as they are delicious.
Soy Sauce & Toasted Sesame Oil Combo: What’s an AB-inspired recipe without a touch of soy sauce and toasted sesame oil? This dynamic duo elevates the flavors to new heights, creating a savory and umami-rich profile that will have your taste buds singing.
The Wrapper Showdown: Assembling the egg rolls is an art form, and AB knows it. Lay out the egg roll wrapper like a canvas, spoon in the flavorful filling, and fold it into a tight, irresistible package. It’s a culinary masterpiece in the making.
Egg Wash Finale: Seal the deal with an egg wash, giving your egg rolls a golden and crispy exterior. This final touch is the secret behind that satisfying crunch that makes each bite a culinary triumph.
Homemade Egg Rolls
Heat 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. >brbr<
Add ground pork, season with salt and pepper, and cook until browned.
Add minced garlic and ginger, sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
Stir in the coleslaw mix and sliced green onions, cooking until the vegetables are slightly softened.
Drizzle soy sauce and toasted sesame oil over the mixture, tossing to combine. Cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool.
Lay out an egg roll wrapper on a clean surface with one corner pointing towards you (diamond shape).
Spoon a generous portion of the filling onto the center of the wrapper.
Fold the corner closest to you over the filling, tucking it in snugly.
Fold in the side corners and roll the wrapper tightly
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