Southwest Egg Roll Recipe

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Leroy Published: June 4, 2021
Southwest Egg Roll Recipe

How To Make Southwest Egg Roll

You’ll never be wanting for flavor with this crispy and golden southwest egg roll. It’s filled with chicken, spinach, beans, corn, and cheese.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



For the Filling:

  • 2tspcanola oil,or avocado or grape seed oil
  • 1chicken breast,cut into ¼-in cubes
  • cupcorn,(frozen or fresh)
  • 2tbspred bell pepper,minced
  • 3tbspgreen onion,minced
  • 1tspchili powder
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ¼tspcumin
  • ¼tsppaprika
  • ½cupblack beans,drained and rinsed
  • 2cupsfresh spinach,loosely packed, chopped into roughly 1-inch pieces
  • 2tbspcilantro,minced
  • ¾cupcheddar cheese,or colby jack, or pepper jack cheese, grated

For Rolling and Frying:

  • 8flour tortillas,(6-inch)
  • canola oil,or avocado or grape seed oil, for frying or baking



    1. In a large non-stick skillet set over medium heat, add the oil. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken and corn. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the mixture starts to brown. 

    2. Add the bell pepper, onion, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, cumin, and paprika. Mix until combined and continue cooking for 3 additional minutes.

    3. Add beans, spinach and cilantro. Cook just until the spinach has wilted, then remove from the heat and stir in the cheese.

    4. Divide the mixture evenly between the 8 tortillas. Roll up, taking care to tuck the ends snuggly in to create a nice seal and prevent the mixture from oozing out or oil from getting in. 

    5. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add about half a cup of oil to the skillet, let the oil get hot. Add 4 rolls at a time (seam side down) and fry until all sides are golden brown.

    6. Remove and let rest on a paper towel lined plate before serving. Repeat with remaining rolls.

    7. Serve with sour cream, salsa or guacamole.


    • Calories: 309.54kcal
    • Fat: 12.99g
    • Saturated Fat: 3.86g
    • Trans Fat: 0.19g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.51g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.57g
    • Carbohydrates: 34.10g
    • Fiber: 3.64g
    • Sugar: 2.20g
    • Protein: 14.67g
    • Cholesterol: 26.54mg
    • Sodium: 475.05mg
    • Calcium: 192.40mg
    • Potassium: 386.84mg
    • Iron: 2.84mg
    • Vitamin A: 85.92µg
    • Vitamin C: 5.99mg
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