Air Fryer Spring Roll Recipe


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An Air Fryer Spring Roll is that perfect roll when you want some tempting Chinese food but do not want to leave the house.

Air Fryer Spring Rolls with dipping sauce on a plate and garnished with green onion with an air fryer, soy sauce, and more spring rolls on a plate in the background

The Air Fryer Spring Roll Recipe is one of those quick easy recipes that make the air fryer your new best friend. It makes the perfect spring roll but healthier.


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What We Love About This Recipe

  • 30 Minute Meal: Just a little prep and then these eggrolls are ready.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in fridge.
  • Family Friendly: These are the perfect appetizer or dinner option.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, dairy free, etc.
Air Fryer Spring Roll Recipe ingredients

Ingredient Notes

  • Ground Chicken: A pound of ground chicken, use whichever fat ration you prefer
  • Coleslaw Mix: The bagged variety from the produce section
  • Oil: Sesame Oil adds a great flavor to these Chicken Eggrolls
  • Minced Garlic
  • Ginger Paste: A peppery, warm influence on the roll
  • Soy Sauce
  • Wonton wrappers: They are readily available now in grocery stores in the produce and freezer sections
a closeup of Air Fryer Spring Rolls with dipping sauce on a plate and garnished with green onion

Equipment Needed

  • Air Fryer
  • Instant Pot

How to Make Air Fry Egg Rolls

These are the basic steps for making the recipe for chicken egg rolls. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: SAUTE

First, add 1 tablespoon of oil to the instant pot and set to saute, then brown the chicken. Add the garlic, ginger, salt and pepper, soy sauce and vinegar.

a collage of 2 images showing the steps needed to make the filling for chicken egg rolls

STEP 2: COOK SLAW

Next, top with the coleslaw and pressure cook for o minutes on high. Manually release.

a collage of 4 images showing the steps needed to fill and roll chicken egg rolls

STEP 3: ROLL

Then on a flat surface, place the wonton wrapper like a diamond orientation. Place 2-3 tablespoons of filling in the center of the wrapper. Wet the edges of the wrapper and fold the right and left side of the wrapper over the filling. Fold the bottom corner over the filling and roll it upward.

a collage of 2 images showing how to cook air fryer egg rolls

STEP 4: AIR FRY

Finally, place egg rolls in the air fryer basket and spray with oil. Cook at 400 for 7 minutes, flip and spray with oil. Cook for 3 minutes.

Prep and Storage Tips for Chicken Egg Rolls

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

It is easy to do parts of this recipe ahead of time. You can sauté the chicken and place in an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in the fridge in an airtight container or wrapped well in aluminum foil.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The spring rolls can be frozen for up to six months in a freezer bag or airtight container.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat in the air fryer until they are the desired crispness.

Frequently Asked Questions about Air Fryer Spring Roll Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE GLUTEN FREE?

Utilize a gluten free wonton and sauces to make this recipe gluten free. Low sodium options can also be used for this recipe.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT SAUCES?

The three classic spring roll dipping sauces are: peanut dipping sauce, fish sauce or hoisin sauce

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, it is easy to make in batches so you can do the amount that you enjoy.

WHAT OILS ARE BEST FOR MAKING SPRING ROLLS?

An oil with a high smoke point. Sesame oil and peanut oil are both good choices.

a hand holding half of an egg roll above more Air Fryer Spring Rolls with dipping sauce on a plate and garnished with green onion

Expert Tips for Making This Air Fryer Spring Roll Recipe

  • Add Different Vegetables: A variety of different vegetables can be utilized, for example different cabbage or mushrooms, etc.
  • Short cut tip: Buying precut vegetables really does save time when creating this dish.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free to use the oven or fry this dish in a fryer if you do not have an air fryer.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Chicken with a lower fat content, and lower sodium ingredients can be used.

What to Serve with Air Fryer Spring Rolls

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Air Fryer Spring Roll Recipe

Corinne Schmitt
An Air Fryer Spring Roll is that perfect roll when you want some tempting Chinese food but do not want to leave the house.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 12 servings
Calories 113 kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 10 ounces coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 12 egg roll wonton wrappers
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Green onion for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the instant pot and set it to sauté.
  • Once oil is hot, toss in the chicken to brown.
  • Once chicken is cooked, toss in the garlic and ginger, salt, pepper, sesame, soy sauce and vinegar. Let cook for 1 minute.
  • Top with coleslaw and place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 0 minutes.
  • Manually release the pressure.
  • On a flat surface, place the wonton wrapper like a diamond orientation. Place 2-3 tablespoons of filling in the center of the wrapper. Wet the edges of the wrapper and fold the right and left side of the wrapper over the filling. Fold the bottom corner over the filling and roll it upward.
  • Place egg rolls in the air fryer basket and spray with oil.
  • Cook at 400 for 7 minutes, flip and spray with oil. Cook for 3 minutes.

Notes

 
  • Add Different Vegetables: A variety of different vegetables can be utilized, for example different cabbage or mushrooms, etc.
  • Short cut tip: Buying precut vegetables really does save time when creating this dish.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free to use the oven or fry this dish in a fryer if you do not have an air fryer.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Chicken with a lower fat content, and lower sodium ingredients can be used.

Nutrition

Calories: 113kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 432mgPotassium: 261mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 25IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 1mg
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This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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