Simple Vegan Meat Egg Rolls

Ingredients for Vegetable Egg Rolls

Egg roll wrappers: Nasoya’s vegan egg roll wrappers Best Choice

Filling: Mixture of carrot, stir-fried cabbage, and scallions, seasoned with sesame oil, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sugar, salt, and ground white pepper.

Oil: will be used for frying the egg rolls. So, use neutral oil that has a good smoke point such as:

Dipping sauce: Choose your favorite one. Personally, I think we should always use one that we enjoy eating.

How to Make Egg Rolls

  1. First, you need to fry your veggies. Heat up the sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and add the ginger and garlic. for 1 minute.
  2. Add the cabbage, carrot, and scallions (cook for 5 minutes), or until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in the soy sauce, sugar, salt, and ground white pepper and cook for 1 minute. Turn the heat off and transfer the vegetables to a bowl. Let them cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Take an egg roll wrapper, Place it on a flat surface with one edge of the wrapper facing you.
  5. 2 tablespoons of the vegetable mixture and place it in the center of the wrapper. Spread the mixture until there are about 2 inches of wrapper left free on each side.
  6. Take the edge of the wrapper facing you and fold it over the filling. Tightly roll until you reach the center of the wrapper.
  7. Tightly fold each side of the wrapper toward the center (where the filling is) and continue rolling until you reach the top corner.
  8. Seal the top of the wrapper by wetting the corner with a little water. Place the egg roll on a plate with the top corner facing down. Do the same for the other 11 egg rolls.
  9. Put enough oil in a skillet to cover the surface by about half an inch. Turn the heat to medium-high and when the oil is very hot, almost smoking, carefully place a few egg rolls in the skillet making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
  10. Fry for 1-2 minutes, until the egg rolls are golden brown, and flip them. Fry on the other side for another 1-2 minutes and transfer them to a plate covered with a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  11. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or my easy dumpling sauce recipes. Congrats, you just made vegetable egg rolls!

How to Bake Egg Rolls

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF (204ºC).
  2. Follow the above steps to make the egg roll filling and rolling the egg rolls.
  3. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray cooking spray on top.
  4. Place the egg rolls on the parchment paper and spray a little cooking spray on top of each egg roll.
  5. Place in the center rack of the oven and bake for 8 minutes. Flip the egg rolls over and bake for an additional 6-7 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
    1. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or my easy dumpling sauce recipes.