Avocado Egg Rolls

Avocado Egg Rolls

Creamy avocado inside an ultra crispy shell. Tastes like deep fried guacamole! Make these for a party and they will be the first thing to disappear! People can’t get enough of them. Be ready to make them over and over.

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE AVOCADO EGG ROLLS
1-2 Cups Vegetable Oil
3 Avocados, Halved
1 Roma Tomato, Diced
1/4 Cup Sweet Onion, Finely Diced
2 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, Roughly Chopped
Juice Of 1 Lime
Salt & Pepper, To Taste
8 Egg Roll Wrappers

FOR THE DIPPING SAUCE
3/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, Roughly Chopped
1/3 Cup Sour Cream
1 Jalapeno Pepper, Seeded and Deveined
2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
1 Clove Garlic, Minced
Juice of 1 Lime
Salt and Pepper, To Taste

 

PREPARATION

  • In a medium bowl combine cilantro, sour cream, jalapeno, mayonnaise, garlic, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large dutch oven heat oil over medium high heat.
  • In a large bowl mash avocados until smooth. Stir in lime juice, onion, and tomato. Fold in cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Lay out egg roll wrappers. Spread with avocado mixture. Then, bring the bottom edge of the wrapper over the filling, being sure to fold in the sides. Roll until you reach the top of the wrapper. Then dip your finger in water, and trace around the edges, pressing as you go.
  • Repeat for remaining 7 egg rolls.
  • Fry a few at a time for 2-3 minutes ,or until golden brown and crispy. Do not over crowd the pan.
  • Drain on paper towels.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH AVOCADO EGG ROLLS?

I am a huge fan of anything with avocado and these rolls are right up my alley! Since my son adores them (and doesn’t get them too often!) I will definitely be making these when he comes home this summer!! Love how easy the recipe is!

- Miami Food Network -

Avocado Egg Rolls go great with Mexican meals ,or just other appetizers. Some of my favorite pairings are deep Fried Mac and Cheese, or Honey Walnut Shrimp. They also makes a great snack on their own.

HOW MANY CALORIES ARE IN CHEESECAKE FACTORY’S AVOCADO EGG ROLLS?

The whole dish from the Cheesecake Factory has over 950 calories! There are about 160 calories per egg roll for this recipe. That’s not bad at all!

HOW DO YOU PROPERLY CUT AN AVOCADO?

The best way to cut an avocado is to slice it vertically (long ways) until you feel the pit. Once the avocado is opened ,take the pit out with your knife.

Then, scoop the flesh out of the skin by placing a spoon between the skin and the flesh. This works well for this recipe ,or guacamole. You can also slice it while still in the skin for recipes like taco soup or burgers.

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