I don't often fry things, and I virtually never deep fry anything. But recently my sister told me she made egg rolls at home, and that they turned out great and weren't too hard. So last night I decided to give them a try too. I'm not putting up a detailed recipe, since I want to tweak the seasonings.
I used ground pork and browned it in a skillet. Then I added prepared 'angel hair' cabbage slaw mix and I chopped onion and carrot. I seasoned the mix and cooked just for a few minutes until the vegetables were slightly tender.
I rolled in prepared egg roll wrappers sealing with a dab of water.
I heated about an inch or so of oil in a large fry pan and cooked, turning to brown evenly...
...and then drained on paper towels.
I made fried rice to go along with them. If I hadn't been so hungry, I would have made sure more of the vegetables showed in the photo to make it more colorful.
For the fried rice, I cook 2 cups of rice as per the package directions. I cut bacon into about 1 inch lengths and cook till starting to brown, then I add chopped onion and green pepper, shoestring carrots and sliced mushrooms and let cook till just tender. I make a well in the middle of the vegetables and add a couple of beaten eggs and scramble, then I stir the eggs into the vegetables a bit and add the rice to the pan along with a generous amount of soy sauce, stirring to mix all.
I made both the egg rolls and rice in large amounts, since I wanted to have some to share with Jared and make Carey several meals to put in the freezer to take to work, as well as some for me to take to work for lunch today. :)