In mainland China, many Chinese-speaking regions of Asia, and Chinese immigrant communities around the world, an egg roll predominantly refers to the egg-based, flute-shaped pastry, with typically yellowish, flaky crust often eaten as a sweet snack or dessert commonly eaten by Asians.
Within China egg rolls are eaten predominantly in the southeast and is not as commonly consumed in the north and western parts of China.
Here is a meatless version of egg rolls.
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 cups of savoy cabbage, chopped
- 2 cups of shredded carrots
- 2 cups of bean sprouts
- 1 can of water chestnuts, chopped
- 2 tbsp green onions, sliced
- 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp corn starch
- 1/4 cup water
- 14 egg roll wraps
- Sweet chili dipping sauce or sweet and sour sauce (for dipping)