Southwestern Egg Rolls Recipe

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Maxine February 2, 2021

How To Make Southwestern Egg Rolls

Serve some Southwestern-style appetizers with these egg rolls! They’re packed with chicken, veggies, and cheese, then served with an avocado ranch sauce.

Preparation: 2 hours
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupred bell pepper,finely diced
  • 1cupcorn kernels
  • 1cupblack beans
  • ¼cupgreen onions,sliced
  • ¼cupjalapeno pepper,seeded, minced
  • ½cupfrozen spinach,thawed, excess water squeezed out
  • 2cupsMonterey Jack Cheese,shredded
  • cupschicken breast,cooked, diced
  • 1tspsalt
  • 2tspchili powder
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • ½tspground cumin
  • 1pkgegg roll wrappers,(21 count pack)
  • oil,for frying

For Avocado Ranch Sauce:

  • 1cupranch dressing
  • ½avocado
  • cupcilantro leaves
  • salt and pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the red pepper, corn, beans, jalapeno pepper, green onion, spinach, cheese, chicken, salt, chili powder, pepper, and cumin.

  2. Place 1 egg roll wrapper on a cutting board. Place 2 heaping tablespoons onto the wrapper and roll up according to package directions, sealing the edge with a little water. Repeat the process with the remaining filling and egg roll wrappers.

  3. Place the egg rolls on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Cover and freeze for at least 2 hours, or up to a month.

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pour oil into the pan until a depth of 1 inch is reached. Heat the oil to 350 degrees F.

  5. Place 4 to 5 egg rolls in the pan, and do not overcrowd. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until deep golden brown, then drain on paper towels. Repeat the process with the remaining egg rolls.

  6. In a food processor or blender, blend together the ranch dressing, avocado, cilantro, salt, and pepper until completely smooth.

  7. Cut the egg rolls in half on the diagonal, then serve with avocado ranch sauce for dipping. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 522.53kcal
  • Fat: 27.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.14g
  • Fiber: 5.71g
  • Sugar: 3.04g
  • Protein: 23.57g
  • Cholesterol: 55.46mg
  • Sodium: 672.77mg
  • Calcium: 264.86mg
  • Potassium: 599.66mg
  • Iron: 3.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 110.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.75mg
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