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How to Make Fried Springs Rolls with Rice Paper


fried spring rolls with rice paper

If you are like me, you probably cannot resist fried spring rolls. Who doesn’t love a little spring roll with plum sauce? You don’t need to order Chinese takeout to enjoy this crispy delight. Just follow this fried spring roll recipe and enjoy. This easy recipe uses very simple ingredients, but you can add meat or shrimp if you prefer.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 shredded carrots
  • 1 ½ cups finely diced onion
  • 2 cups chopped bean sprouts
  • 8 rice papers
  • 1 egg
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

 This recipe makes 8 spring rolls.


Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and carrots and sauté until tender.

Saute onions and carrots for fried spring rolls recipe

Add the chopped bean sprouts and keep cooking to desired tenderness.

add bean sprouts for fried spring rolls recipe

Once the mixture is cooked, remove it from heat and allow it cool slightly.

Now, you need to get your rice papers ready by moistening them with water. Moisten, fill and fold each paper one by one or you’ll just have a soggy mess.

dip rice paper in water

Add about 3 tablespoons of mixture to middle of the paper.

add sauted mixture to rice paper

Fold in the sides of the paper.

fold sides of rice paper

Then fold the bottom up.

fold up bottom of rice paper

Finish by rolling the paper all the way.

roll rice paper all the way

Brush the paper with egg to seal the edges.

brush rice paper to seal

Allow the egg to dry and in the meantime, heat the vegetable oil in a pan or deep fryer to 375 F. Carefully place the rolls in the oil and fry until they golden brown, about 5-6 minutes.

fry spring rolls

Serve fried spring rolls with plum sauce and enjoy.



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