Egg rolls are a delicious, savory snack that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or as a full meal. They can be prepared in a variety of ways, including frying, baking, and air frying.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to prepare frozen egg rolls, then air frying is the way to go! In this article, I’ll instruct you on the simple steps to cooking frozen egg rolls in an air fryer, and offer some tips you need to know along the way.
1. How To Cook Frozen Egg Rolls in Air Fryer
- Frozen Egg Roll Package ( You can use Pork Egg Rolls, Shrimp Egg Rolls, Beef Egg Rolls, and Vegetable Egg Rolls)
- Your dipping sauce ( Hot Sauce, BBQ Sauce, Hoisin Sauce, Soy Sauce, Sweet & Sour Sauce)
- Sliced Cucumber & Sliced Tomato
Step 1: Take the amount of frozen egg rolls you want to eat out of the package
Step 2: Put frozen egg rolls into an air fryer basket and spread them in a single layer.
Step 3: Air fry frozen egg rolls at 370 ° F for 10 minutes, after the first 5 minutes pause to check and shake the basket.
Step 4: Use kitchen tongs to transfer egg rolls to a plate and let them cool down for 2 minutes then enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.
2. Tips When Cooking Frozen Egg Rolls in Air Fryer
- Leave some space between frozen egg rolls so the hot air of the air fryer can crisp all sides evenly.
- You don’t need to preheat the air fryer and thaw frozen egg rolls before cooking
- You should use parchment paper so that you can easily clean the basket after frying
- You don’t need to spray oil. Because these frozen egg rolls are already pre-fried
- If you have a small basket, you may need to cook frozen egg rolls in batches.
3. What Sauce To Serve With Egg Rolls?
When it comes to choosing the best sauce for your egg rolls, the options are nearly endless. There are traditional options, like soy sauce and sweet and sour sauce, as well as more unique options, like honey mustard and chili garlic sauce. The key is to find a sauce that pairs well with the flavors of the egg rolls.
Soy sauce is one of the most popular sauces for egg rolls. It’s the classic accompaniment to Chinese food and its salty flavor complements the crunchy texture of the egg rolls. The sweet and sour sauce is another classic option. Its tangy flavor pairs nicely with the savory flavors of the egg rolls.
Honey mustard is a great choice if you’re looking for something a bit different. Its sweet-tangy flavor pairs nicely with the crunchy egg rolls and provide a bit of a kick. Chili garlic sauce is another unique option. It’s a bit spicy, but its garlicky flavor adds an extra layer of flavor to the egg rolls.
If you’re looking for something a bit lighter, try a yogurt-based sauce. It has a creamy texture which pairs well with the crunchy egg rolls and its slightly tangy flavor helps to balance out the flavors.
No matter which sauce you choose, it’s important to remember that the best sauce for egg rolls is the one that pairs best with the flavors of the egg rolls themselves. Experiment with different sauces and find the one that you like best.
Using your air fryer to cook frozen egg rolls is a great way to enjoy delicious and crispy egg rolls without having to wait for them to thaw and cook. With just a few simple steps, you can quickly and easily create a delicious and healthy meal that the whole family will love. Try experimenting with different flavors to see which one your family enjoys the most.