Search for recipes throughout
the entire site or select one of the recipe collections from
the drop-down menu on the search tool below:
Forget ordering take-out, try your hand
at making an all-time favorite in Chinese restaurants with this
tasty eggroll recipe.
Shrimp and Pork Eggrolls
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 pound pork steak, finely chopped
1 (12-ounce) package frozen raw shrimp, thawed
1 teaspoon sherry
3 tablespoons vegetable oil - divided use
3 cups shredded cabbage
2 1/2 cups mung bean sprouts
1/2 pound mushroom, sliced
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 (8-ounce) can bamboo shoots, drained and chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 large egg, beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons water
2 (16-ounce) packages eggroll wrappers
4 cups peanut oil
3/4 cup sweet and sour sauce
- Combine soy sauce and cornstarch in a
small bowl; mix well. Stir in pork; let marinate for 20 minutes.
In another bowl, combine shrimp and sherry, stirring to coat;
let marinate for 20 minutes. Set aside.
- Heat about 2/3 of the vegetable oil until
sizzling in a wok or deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add
the pork and shrimp mixtures; stir-fry for 2 minutes or until
the pork is browned. Remove and drain pork and shrimp.
- Heat remaining third of the vegetable
oil; add cabbage, bean sprouts, mushrooms and celery. Stir-fry
for 2 minutes or until the vegetables are tender-crisp. Add bamboo
shoots, the drained pork/shrimp mixture, salt and pepper. Cook
for 1 minute, stirring constantly; remove from heat.
- Combine egg and water in a small bowl.
Mound about 2 tablespoons of the pork/shrimp mixture in the center
of each eggroll wrapper. Fold the top corner of the wrapper over
the filling, then fold in the sides. Tightly roll the filled
end, brush the open end with the egg mixture, and press to seal.
Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers.
- Heat peanut oil to 375°F (190°C)
in a wok or deep skillet. Fry the eggrolls for 30 to 45 seconds
on each side; drain on paper towels. Serve with sweet and sour
Makes 24 eggrolls.
Rate and submit your comments
about this recipe below.