Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Buffalo Wing Inspired Egg Rolls

When it comes to favorite foods, most people would likely rattle off pizza or some sort of pasta. Not me. Give me wings every day of the week. I love 'em. My new-found love is egg rolls though. So naturally I had to find a way to combine the two.

The result is this recipe for a tasty buffalo wing inspired egg rolls. To be perfectly honest, there aren't actually any chicken wings in this recipe, though you could definitely do it. But that would require some time pulling chicken off bones.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets
Louisiana hot sauce (AKA buffalo sauce)
1 Tbsp. Butter
1 can Corn, cooked
1 Jalapeno, diced
Tortilla strips
Egg roll wrappers
Oil for frying
Celery
Ranch dressing

PREPARATION

  1. Prepare the fried chicken by frying the cutlets in vegetable oil at 350 degrees (about medium heat on the stove top) until cooked through and the outside starts to become crispy. Don't fry too long or your chicken will become dry.
  2. Melt the butter in the microwave and mix in the desired amount of hot sauce. Mix well until the butter and sauce become smooth. Add the fried chicken and coat well.
  3. Remove the chicken and slice into 1/4" to 1/2" strips. Return to the sauce and mix well.
  4. Prepare each egg roll by placing the fried chicken strips down the middle (you may want to add a little hot sauce for extra flavor, but not so much that your egg roll is swimming in sauce). Top with cooked corn, jalapeno and tortilla strips. Roll up the egg roll.
  5. Fry the egg rolls in vegetable oil in a pan on the stove top on medium heat until the egg roll turns a nice golden brown. Flip the egg rolls and continue to fry until the other side is golden brown.
  6. Remove from heat and place on a paper towel lined plate. Let sit for a few minutes.
  7. Serve with celery sticks and dip in ranch dressing.
This is perfect tailgate food. It's finger food, it's fried (multiple times) and there's something to dip it in. While I will always advocate for the real deal when it comes to wings, these egg rolls definitely hit the spot.

8 comments:

Debi Gerhart said...

These egg rolls sound delicious!I have tried creating a few different egg role recipes for my family, and I have to share this one with them to try!

Mara Shapiro said...

These look really good. I want to make them. Pinning.

Debi@The Spring Mount 6 Pack said...

OH MY! Those look fantastic

bxcrochet said...

That looks so good. What a great spin on the egg roll.

Michelle F.

Caitlin Fore said...

OH wow!!! These look and sound amazing!!! I'm wishing I had these for lunch right now!

Liz Mays said...

I've never had a spicy egg roll, but I'm excited to try it!

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

Drooling on my screen right now. Ha! Looks like such a tasty app!

GarageGymPlanner.com said...

They look absolutely ravishing. I can’t wait to gorge on one of them. Right now I wish I had them for lunch. My taste buds are getting wacky just by seeing the snap of the egg roll and the ingredients. Oh Boy! This egg roll will go great with the tortilla chips that I have as a snack.

 
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