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Southwest Egg Rolls & Cool Avocado Dip Recipe
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Southwest Egg Rolls & Cool Avocado Dip Recipe

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A friend of mine made these egg rolls for my birthday treat several years ago. They are the best I have ever eaten.Becky Aylor, Sisters, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 2/3 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 2/3 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 20 egg roll wrappers
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • DIP:
  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 297 calories, 21g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 437mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Place 1/4 cup of chicken 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 or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°.
  3. Fry egg rolls, a few at a time, for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the dip ingredients. Serve with egg rolls. Yield: 20 egg rolls (1-1/2 cups sauce).
Originally published as Southwest Egg Rolls & Cool Avocado Dip in Taste of Home December/January 2009, p45

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.


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rwippel User ID: 4262008 103700
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014 Edited Sep. 12, 2014

"Best. Egg Rolls. EVER!"

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 177377
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2014

"Good recipe. I think the filling could use a bit more spice to it."

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lberry222 User ID: 4948624 177338
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2013

"Awesome!!! Very easy to make and they taste great!"

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nanakf User ID: 6432299 177272
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2012

"Easy to assemble and very tasty."

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jwinty User ID: 1126606 118262
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"I have been making these for a while and they are frequently requestedby friends and family!! The only change I make is to bake instead of fry. I typically spray the tops of the egg rolls with cooking spray and then bake at 375 for 15 to 20 minutes until they are brown."

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crystallscott User ID: 6224248 160224
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

"These are amazing. I added red pepper to it and loved it."

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coats7 User ID: 5191362 178452
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2011

"These were so good!!!! They were easy and delicious. Can't wait to make these again."

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come on User ID: 576060 110292
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2011

"Never made egg rolls before but found this recipe so easy. Loved the cilantro in this recipe. The avocado dip was delicious that I had to make double to keep on hand.

My husband was a skeptic at first since the recipe had corn and beans inside. First bite he was begging for another egg roll. I will continue to make this recipe for years.
Kari
Champlin, MN"

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durfeefam User ID: 2631932 160223
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"These have become a New Years Eve tradition!! My family loves them!!"

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christy_181 User ID: 2837183 118249
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2010

"I love these egg rolls, I can't stop thinking of the and all the ways I can use the filling."

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