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Thanksgiving Leftover Egg Rolls

Make Thanksgiving leftover egg rolls after will all those leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner.  Fold turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes in an egg roll and fry.   Or use these Air Fryer egg roll cooking instructions. 

 

Thanksgiving Leftover Egg Rolls

 

I believe we are always looking for creative ways to serve leftovers, not just after Thanksgiving or Christmas.   And we strive to make them delicious and almost unrecognizable from the original.  These thanksgiving leftover egg rolls are just that.  They are delish and this recipe creates a whole new dish.  

 

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You could use just about any combination of Thanksgiving leftovers in these egg rolls.   

 

What you need to make Thanksgiving Leftovers Egg Rolls:

Ingredients:

  • Egg roll wrappers
  • Leftover turkey
  • Leftover mashed potatoes
  • Leftover Stuffing
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Vegetable Oil

 

Equipment Needed:

 

How to fill and fold Egg Rolls:

 

cranberry sauce on wonton wrapper

 

Lay one egg roll wrapper on a clean surface in a diamond formation with one point directly across from you.  Spread cranberry sauce into the center of the wrap horizontally.  

 

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Spoon  a little more than a tablespoon of mashed potatoes and stuffing on top of the sauce.

 

Thanksgiving leftover egg roll

 

Lay a few pieces of turkey on top of the other ingredients

 

How to Fold an Egg Roll:

 

Folding an eggroll

 

Gently lift the bottom corner of the wrapper and fold over, securing all the ingredients in the center. 

 

Rolling Turkey Leftovers eggroll

 

Fold both the left and right sides of the wrapper towards the middle.  Moisten any of the overlapping edges with a touch of water to seal them together.

 

How to roll and egg roll

 

Roll the egg roll wrapper towards the remaining corner while holding the filling together snugly in a cylinder shape.

 

Rolled egg roll

 

Moisten the edges of the wrap with water to seal the egg roll so your filling does not leak out. 

 

Frying Thanksgiving Leftover Egg Rolls:

Heat oil in either a deep skillet or a heavy bottom large sauce pan to 325 degrees F.  Or you could use a Fry Daddy Deep Fryer.    Add two egg rolls at a time and fry for 2-3 minutes making sure to turn them halfway thru so both sides are crispy.

 

Or Air Fryer Egg Rolls Cooking Directions: 

Spray the basket of the air fryer with nonstick cooking spray. Place 3-4 egg rolls seam side down in the basket in a single layer so they are not touching. Either spray or brush egg rolls with vegetable or olive oil and close the air fryer.

fried thanksgiving leftovers egg rolls

 

Remove the egg rolls from the hot oil and place on a paper towel lined plate to drain. 

 

two thanksgiving leftovers egg rolls

 

Serve your Thanksgiving leftover eggs rolls with either more cranberry sauce or with your favorite Chinese dipping sauce.

 

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Thanksgiving Leftover Egg Rolls

Make Thanksgiving leftover egg rolls after will all those leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner. Fold turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes in an egg roll and fry in oil. Use these Air Fryer Egg Rolls Cooking Directions.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Air Fryer Egg Rolls Cooking Directions:, How to fill and fold Egg Rolls:, How to Fold an Egg Roll:, Thanksgiving leftover egg rolls
Servings: 12 egg rolls
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Evelyn

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 12 Egg roll wrappers
  • 1 cup Leftover turkey
  • 1 cup Leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup Leftover Stuffing
  • ½ cup Cranberry sauce
  • Vegetable Oil

Instructions

How to fill Egg Rolls

  • Lay one egg roll wrapper on a clean surface in a diamond formation with one point directly across from you. Spread cranberry sauce into the center of the wrap horizontally.
  • Spoon a little more than a tablespoon of mashed potatoes and stuffing on top of the sauce.
  • Lay a few pieces of turkey on top of the other ingredients

How to Fold an Egg Roll:

  • Gently lift the bottom corner of the wrapper and fold over, securing all the ingredients in the center.
  • Fold both the left and right sides of the wrapper towards the middle. Moisten any of the overlapping edges with a touch of water to seal them together.
  • Roll the egg roll wrapper towards the remaining corner while holding the filling together snugly in a cylinder shape.
  • Moisten the edges of the wrap with water to seal the egg roll so your filling does not leak out.

How to fry Egg Rolls in Oil

  • Heat oil in either a deep skillet or a heavy bottom large sauce pan to 325 degrees F. Or you could use a Fry Daddy Deep Fryer. Add two egg rolls at a time and fry for 2-3 minutes making sure to turn them halfway thru so both sides are crispy.
  • Remove the egg rolls from the hot oil and place on a paper towel lined plate to drain.

Or Air Fryer Egg Rolls Cooking Directions

  • Spray the basket of the air fryer with nonstick cooking spray. Place 3-4 egg rolls seam side down in the basket in a single layer so they are not touching. Either spray or brush egg rolls with vegetable or olive oil and close the air fryer.
  • Cook at 390 degrees F for 6 minutes, turn carefully with tongs, and cook for another 6 minutes until golden and crisp.
  • Remove and place on a paper towel lined plate.

Serve

  • Serve your Thanksgiving leftover eggs rolls with either more cranberry sauce or with your favorite Chinese dipping sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg

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