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Homemade Chinese Egg Rolls - Recipe and Assembly Instructions

Homemade Chinese Egg Rolls 


My mother was an incredible cook.  She spent over 9 years winning 4-H food competitions to prove it.  But even after her 4-H days were over, she never stopped learning and perfecting her craft.

While living in Las Cruces, she made a friend, Min Wong.  Min was from Korea and married to a man from China.  Min taught my mother how to make egg rolls and my mother made them for the rest of her life.  It quickly became a mainstay in our home and one of my comfort foods.


Let's get started.

Ingredients for filling: 
3 lbs. ground pork
Shredded carrots (I buy a 10 oz. bag of matchstix carrots)
Shredded cabbage (I buy two 14-oz. bags of classic coleslaw)
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 pkg. rice or mung bean noodles (my addition, I like to use them to bulk up the filling)
salt and pepper to taste


Ingredients for egg rolls: 
1 egg
60 egg roll wrappers
peanut oil for frying

TO MAKE THE FILLING

First: 
Use the largest pan you have with a lid.  Cook the pork.  I start ch…
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