Chicken Egg Rolls with Homemade Duck Sauce and Crunchy Slaw
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Ingredients & Equipment
What we send
- 6egg roll wrappers
- 3 ouncesbaby spinach
- 1 clovegarlic
- 1 teaspoonagave
- 2 tablespoonssesame oil
- 2 tablespoonsrice wine vinegar
- 12 ouncesground chicken
- 1/4 teaspoonground ginger
- 1/2 cuppeas
- 3 packetssoy sauce
- 1 1/2 ounceapricot preserves
- 1 cupshredded red cabbage
- 1 cupshredded green cabbage
What You’ll Need
- kosher salt
- black pepper
- 12" large nonstick pan with lid
Remove egg roll wrappers from refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature—this softens the wrappers, making them easier to roll. Rinse spinach and roughly chop. Mince garlic. Place slaw mix in a large bowl and massage with your hands to soften, about 30 seconds. Add agave, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, 1½ tablespoons rice wine vinegar, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper as desired, and toss to coat. Set aside.
Pat chicken dry with paper towel. Heat remaining sesame oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. When oil is shimmering, add chicken and ground ginger and cook, breaking up meat, until browned, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes more.
Add peas, 2 packets soy sauce, and spinach to pan with chicken, still over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes more. Season with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper as desired, then remove pan from heat and set aside to cool slightly.
Make Egg Rolls
Fill a small bowl with warm water. Place 1 egg roll wrapper on a clean, dry surface. Scoop a heaping ⅓ cup filling onto bottom half of wrapper, leaving a 1-inch border on left and right sides. Using your fingers, dab water along the wrapper's borders. Fold in sides, then roll up tightly away from you to seal, finishing seam-side down. Repeat with remaining wrappers, reserving any extra filling for serving on the side.
Cook Egg Rolls
Wipe pan from chicken clean and return to medium-high heat with 1 tablespoon canola oil. When oil is shimmering, add egg rolls, seam-side down, in a single layer. Sear until golden on bottom, about 3 minutes. Flip, then carefully add 2 tablespoons water around egg rolls in pan. Cover pan and continue cooking until egg rolls are cooked through and wrappers are translucent, 2-3 minutes more.
Plate Chicken Egg Rolls
While egg rolls cook, in a small bowl, whisk together apricot jam, remaining rice wine vinegar, and remaining soy sauce to make duck sauce. Divide crunchy slaw and egg rolls between plates and serve with duck sauce for dipping. Dig in!