Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls

These Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls are just like the restaurant food you would enjoy when eating out with your family and friends. Simple ingredients and a few minutes in the fryer is all it takes to make these delicious goodies.

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Crab Rangoon Ready for Dipping and Eating!

Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls on Platter Ready for Dipping and Eating
Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls on Platter Ready for Dipping and Eating

Crunchy and Creamy

Just like the restaurant version, these egg rolls are crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside. The cream cheese, crab, and hint of green onions give this a fresh taste. Simple ingredients make this easy.

An easy and delectable appetizer recipe. Enjoy this any time of the day as a snack.

Starting to Roll Up Egg Roll
Starting to Roll Up Egg Roll

Rolling up Egg Rolls

The hardest part is rolling them up. If you have not tried to roll an egg roll before, I urge you to give it a try. Put the scrumptious ingredients on one corner of the egg roll wrapper, pull up the corner over the filling. Give it a slight roll up and fold over the sides. Continue rolling up and just before rolling all the way, brush the edges of the wrapper with the egg wash.

This will help seal the wrapper together and all the cream cheese mixture will stay securely inside while frying.

Rolled Up Crab Rangoon Egg Roll
Rolled Up Crab Rangoon Egg Roll

Enjoy the Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls Baked or Fried

We prefer the fried taste as they seem to get a bit crispier and the little bit of oil that gets baked into the wrapper seems to enhance the flavor for us.

However, if you are on a quest to eat healthier, it is just as easy to make up and entire cook sheet of these little treats and pop it in the oven to bake. Save the calories of the oil; they will get crispy in the oven too.

Mixing Cream Cheese and Crab
Mixing Cream Cheese and Crab

If you want to bake these Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls:

Bake in an oven pre-heated to 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes, turning halfway through.

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This is an especially great way to make these if you are hosting a party or cooking for a larger crowd.

Egg Roll Wrapper Versus Wonton Wrappers

We have made crab Rangoon using wonton wrappers before; however, we love using the egg roll shaped wrappers best. They seem to be easier to dip in the sauce and they do not have that dry and crispy edge on the top.

Fried Egg Roll
Fried Egg Roll

Do you love egg rolls? They are very easy to make. Here is our favorite homemade egg rolls. We actually like them better than the restaurant version. Today, the recipe calls for pork; however, we have made them with beef, chicken, and crab. All good.

Egg rolls ready for eating
Egg rolls ready for eating

Have you ever heard of a Dessert Egg Roll? Another easy recipe with cream cheese and strawberries this time. However, you can use any type of fruit with the cream cheese. Finish them off with powdered sugar and you have a winner.

Strawberry cream cheese egg rolls cut in half

Other Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Normally, when we are enjoying our crab rangoon egg rolls, we like to have them with our fried rice or stir fry. That is the way that we love to enjoy them when we are out to eat. So, when we make this at home, we generally have this together at home too.

Recipe for Stir Fry – Very Easy and Yummy!

Chicken Stir Fry with Vegetables
Chicken Stir Fry with Vegetables

Amazing Fried Rice

This is best if using day-old cooked rice. Otherwise, it does have a tendency to stick to the pan. Simple ingredients and tasty.

Pork Fried Rice Recipe
Pork Fried Rice Recipe
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Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls

These Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls are just like the restaurant food you would enjoy when eating out with your family and friends. Simple ingredients and a few minutes in the fryer is all it takes to make these delicious goodies.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: crab, Cream Cheese, Egg Roll
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 105kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Vegetable Oil for frying
  • 8 Oz. Cream Cheese Softened
  • 5 Oz. Crab Meat or Imitation Crab Minced
  • 1 Green Onion Minced
  • 1 Tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 Tsp. Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1 Egg
  • 12 Wonton Wrappers

Instructions

  • Heat vegetable oil in a kettle over medium heat. Heat until approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • If the cream cheese is not already softened, you can soften it in the microwave on power level defrost for 1-2 minutes. Mince onion and crab.
  • Combine the cream cheese, onion, crab, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, and lemon in a mixing bowl.
    Mixing Cream Cheese and Crab

Filling and Folding the Egg Rolls

  • Place the egg in a small bowl and mix using a fork.
  • Place about 2 tablespoons of filling on an egg roll wrapper.
  • Begin by rolling over the edge over the filling, fold in the sides and continue rolling. When you reach the end of the wrapper, use a brush or your finger and moisten the ends of the wrapper with the egg wash.
    Starting to Roll Up Egg Roll

Frying Egg Rolls

  • Fry the egg rolls a few at a time for approximately 2 minutes or until golden brown.
    Frying Egg Rolls
  • Once fried, remove the egg rolls with a tongs and place on a plate lined with paper towel. This will allow any excess oil to drain away.
    Fried Egg Roll on Paper Towel
  • Enjoy plain or with your favorite sauce.
    Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls on Platter Ready for Dipping and Eating

Nutrition

Serving: 1egg roll | Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg

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