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Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls Recipe
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Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls Recipe

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More than an inventive way to use leftover or store-bought chili, this is the No. 1 request in the Bender household (and our judges know why). —Jennifer Bender, Baldwin, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili without beans
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 8 egg roll wrappers
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Sour cream and guacamole, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 egg roll (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 284 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 487 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the chili, cheese, onion and jalapeno. Place 1/4 cup chili mixture in the center of one egg roll wrapper. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Fold bottom corner over filling. Fold sides toward center over filling. Moisten remaining corner with water; roll up tightly to seal. Repeat.
  2. In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry egg rolls for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sour cream and guacamole if desired. Yield: 8 egg rolls.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls in Simple & Delicious August/September 2011, p41

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.


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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2016

"it tastes amazing"

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Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"I used my left over homemade chili and left out the jalapeno. My grand kids went wild over these egg rolls...my eldest grand daughter is now 6 months pregnant and this is her favorite recipe, she claims the baby keeps asking for more...I love that is easy to prepare and so delicious to eat..."

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

"Super fast to put together. Family loved them."

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Reviewed Aug. 9, 2011

"Super easy and great with guac!"

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