Cheeseburger Egg Rolls offer a delightful twist on the classic cheeseburger by wrapping all the delicious ingredients in a crispy egg roll wrapper. This unique appetizer is perfect for parties or as a fun snack. Let’s dive into creating this tasty twist.
Ingredients You’ll Need
- 1 pound (about 450g) ground beef
- 1/2 onion, finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- 12 egg roll wrappers
- 12 slices American cheese (or your preferred cheese)
- Vegetable oil for frying
- Ketchup and mustard for dipping (optional)
Step 1: Prepare the Filling
- In a skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until it’s browned and cooked through.
- Add the finely chopped onion and minced garlic to the beef and sauté until they become tender and fragrant.
- Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper. Remove the mixture from the heat.
Step 2: Assemble the Egg Rolls
- Lay an egg roll wrapper in a diamond shape, with one corner facing you.
- Place a slice of American cheese in the center of the wrapper.
- Spoon a portion of the beef filling on top of the cheese.
Step 3: Roll the Egg Rolls
- Fold the corner facing you over the filling.
- Fold in the two side corners to seal the edges.
- Roll the wrapper away from you, enclosing the filling. Moisten the top corner with a bit of water and press to seal.
Step 4: Fry the Egg Rolls
- In a large, deep skillet or pot, heat about 2 inches of vegetable oil to 350°F (175°C).
- Carefully add the egg rolls, a few at a time, and fry until they are golden brown and crispy, usually for about 3-4 minutes.
- Remove the egg rolls with a slotted spoon and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
Step 5: Serve and Enjoy
- Serve your Cheeseburger Egg Rolls hot, with ketchup and mustard for dipping if desired.
These Cheeseburger Egg Rolls are a flavorful and crunchy delight that combines the best of a cheeseburger with the crispy texture of an egg roll. Whether you’re serving them at a party or enjoying them as a unique snack, they are sure to be a hit. Savor the tasty twist of this fun appetizer!