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Chinese Egg Rolls

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Ingredients
  Mustard sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Sweet and sour sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Soy oil 5 Cup (80 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For rice veggie filling
  Cooked brown rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated carrot celery cabbage 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped scallions 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs) (Or Grated)
  Mung sprouts 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Hot mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Tamari 1 Teaspoon
  Dried parsley 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dill weed 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄8 Teaspoon
For egg roll shells
  Pastry flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
For tangy veggie filling
  Grated carrot celery cabbage and scallion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Hot mustard 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Curry powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Dash
  Tamari 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the dough for the egg roll shell, in a large mixing bowl, sift in the flour and salt. Add the water and bind to make a dough. Knead with you fist until it is soft and pliable. Cover the bowl and keep aside until later.
2. In another mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for rice vegetable filling. Mix well until. Keep aside until assembling the rolls.
3. In a third mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the tangy veggie filling and mix well. Keep aside until assembling the rolls.

MAKING
4. Divide the prepared dough into equal portions and on a flour dusted board, use a rolling pin to roll the dough and make 6 inch circles.
5. Finish rolling all the shells.
6. Fill the shells with the prepared fillings, filling half the shells with the rice fillings and the other half with spicy vegetable filling.
7. Roll the shells into tight rolls making sure to fold in the edges to prevent the filling from coming out.
8. Seal the rolls using a slurry paste made of flour and water.

FINALIZING
9. In a shallow frying pan, heat oil on a medium high flame.
10. When oil is hot, carefully slide in the rolls 4 to 6 at a time.
11. Allow one side to turn golden brown before turning the roll over and frying until all the sides are golden brown.
12. If the rolls are browning too fast, reduce the heat.
13. Remove the rolls on a paper towel and allow the oil to be absorbed.

SERVING
14. Slice the rolls at a slant, into bite sized portions and arrange on a platter.
15. Serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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