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April 2, 2016
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Healthy Recipes: Egg Rolls and Sweet & Sour Sauce

Egg Roll


 3 cups Cabbage, sliced

½ cup Mushrooms, sliced

¼ cup Green onions, sliced

1 tablesoon Chinese five spice

2 tablespoons Mirin

1 tablespoon Soy sauce

1 teaspoon Sesame oil

4 Spring roll wrappers



    • Preheat oven to 375˚F.
    • Cut all vegetables.
    • In a bowl, mix all ingredients except for the spring roll wrapper.
    • In a large, hot sauté pan add sesame oil. Once the oil is hot, add vegetable mixture. Sauté until softened. Taste vegetable mixture to ensure seasoned to taste.
    • Once ingredients are well mixed, place a 1/4 cup of the mixture at one corner of wrapper.
    • Fold the corner where you placed ingredients over, holding ingredients in wrapper.
    • Then bring both in sides over the folded corner and continue to roll.
    • Seal end of wrapper with egg beaters or non-stick cooking spray.
    • Bake until crispy for about 15-20 minutes.


How to wrap into egg rolls:

Step 1: lay out wrapper       

Step 2: place ingredients in corner           

Step 3: fold corner over food

Step 4: bring in both sides of wrapper

Step 5: Continue to roll



Serves: 4
Serving Size: 1 egg roll
Calories: 90
Fat Grams: 2




1/3 cup Rice vinegar

4 Tablespoons Brown sugar

1 Tablespoon Ketchup

1 teaspoon Soy sauce (low sodium)

2 teaspoons Cornstarch mixed with 4 tsp. cold water



    • Mix the vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, and soy sauce and bring to a boil in a small pot. 
    • After sauce comes to a boil, add the cornstarch and water mixture.
    • Stir constantly and sauce will thicken as it continues to boil. 
    • Once sauce is thickened, pull off heat and serve with your favorite dish!



Serves: 4
Serving Size: 1 ounce
Calories: 25
Fat grams: 0