The Best Classic Egg Rolls

Whenever I go to an Asian restaurant I have to get egg rolls. I absolutely love their crispy outside and their flavorful inside filled with tons of veggies and Asian flavors. I decided to bring one of my favorite appetizers home for dinner. And boy did I not regret it! This recipe is SO easy. I had dinner made in no time, and I had lots of left overs. 

These are the best homemade egg rolls filled with ginger seasoned ground beef and fried in olive oil to crispy golden perfection. I would argue these egg rolls are even better than takeout; they quickly became a family favorite! Serve with a side of jasmine rice and a yummy soy dipping sauce, and you’ve got yourself a better-than-takeout homemade meal that’s easy and oh so scrumptious! 

Making homemade egg rolls can seem a little bit intimidating. But my friends, let me tell you. This recipe is SO easy. Even a beginner can whip these up and seem like a gourmet chef. They are so crunchy on the outside and the filling is oh so yummy! I seasoned the ground beef with lots of ginger and garlic and sautéed the fresh vegetables in olive oil, so I would say this is a healthy homemade meal that everyone in the family will love! I promise you won’t want to order takeout egg rolls ever again! They are classic and simple but loaded with Asian flavor.  

Classic Homemade Egg Rolls
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These crispy and delicious egg rolls are way better than takeout! A quick and easy meal your whole family with love.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 package egg roll wrappers
  2. 1 lb ground beef
  3. 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  4. 2 c. shredded cabbage
  5. 2 c. shredded carrots
  6. 1 c. chopped scallions
  7. water
  8. 1 tbsp. flour
  9. olive oil
Sauce
  1. 1/4 c. soy sauce
  2. 1/4 c. rice vinegar
  3. 1 tablespoon honey
  4. pinch of chili flakes
Instructions
  1. In a medium pan, cook ground beef until no pink remains.
  2. Season with ginger, salt, and pepper.
  3. Remove meat from heat and place in a separate bowl.
  4. Add cabbage, carrots, and scallions to the same pan and drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Cook veggies until soft.
  6. Return meat to the pan and mix everything together.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Mix water with flour to make a paste to whole the egg rolls together.
  9. Lay an egg roll wrapper on the counter.
  10. Place about 1/3 c mixture in the center of the wrapper.
  11. Fold 2 sides of the wrapper in toward each other, then fold the bottom towards the center and roll.
  12. Seal the egg roll with the water and flour mixture.
  13. Heat olive oil in a medium pan and add the egg rolls.
  14. Cook for about a minute on one side or until golden and flip the egg roll to cook the other side.
  15. Turn the egg roll occasionally until the whole thing is crispy and golden.
Sauce
  1. Add all the ingredients together and mix until well combined.
  2. Use to dip your egg rolls in!
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