How to: easy recipe for making spring rolls at home

Are you looking for a simple and easy snack to make at home?  then keep reading this post on how to work with an easy recipe for making spring rolls at home.

Spring roll is a simple and tasty snack that can be made in the comfort of your home with very simple ingredients. Though we will be providing a simple recipe, you can always tweak the recipe to suit your taste buds.

Below is the recipe on how to make spring roll at home.

ingredients for the spring roll sheets

  • Plain Flour 3 Cups
  • Water as You Required
  • Salt 1 & 1/2 tsp
  • Oil as You Required

Ingredients for spring roll filling

  • One cup of sliced cabbage
  • One cup of sliced carrots
  • 2 medium sized onions
  • 1/2 cup of spring onions
  • Mashed or diced chicken or any form of protein you prefer
  • Sliced garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Spices (Ginger powder, chicken seasoning, black ground pepper, red crushed pepper)
  • Soy Sauce

Procedure for preparing the spring roll sheets

  • Add three cups of plain flour into a clean bowl.
  • Next, you add 1& 1/2 teaspoons of salt to the plain flour.
  • Mix both thoroughly with your hands or a spoon.
  • Pour in 2 tablespoons of oil into the flour and salt mix.
  • Add some water to get a thick consistency.
  • Mix and knead the dough with your hands until the dough is soft and smooth.
  • Cover the dough in a bowl and leave it to sit for 30minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, remove the dough from the bowl and place it on a wooden tray or platform.
  • Use your hands to smoothen it out and cut it into 10 equal parts rolled up into ball shapes.
  • Spread some flour on your rolling pin and board and use the rolling pin to smoothen out each ball till they are round and thin.
  • To keep your spring roll sheets and to prevent them from sticking, spread some oil on each rolled-out dough, sprinkle some flour before stacking them one after the other.
  • While they are all stacked, roll them all out so that they’re somewhat flat again.
  • Get a baking tray, oil it, and place the stacked, rolled-out dough on it.
  • Place the dough in a 200 degreed preheated oven and leave it for about 15 minutes or until you notice the first layer puff up.
  • Once it’s ready, take out the dough from the oven, cut the edges with a knife and begin separating each sheet, you will notice you have smooth, clear-looking sheets that are ready for your spring roll filling.

N/B: if you do not have an oven, you can equally use a stove. Place the rolled out and stacked up dough on a flat pan, place it on the stove, and leave it on low heat.

We just want to heat up the flour, not cook it so heat up both sides until they puff up and you’re done.

Procedure for preparing spring roll filling

  • Get a frying pan and pour in some oil.
  • Allow the oil to heat up before adding in your sliced onions.
  • Stir fry for about 1 to 2 minutes or until it becomes transluscent.
  • Add in the ground or sliced chicken.
  • Stir fry the ingredients until the colour of the chicken changes completely to indicate that it has cooked to a reasonable extent.
  • Add in some salt to taste, sliced garlic and your spices.
  • Add a little water and allow it to cook for 5 minutes so the chicken can cook thoroughly.
  • After 5 minutes , add in your cabbage and carrots.
  • Stir the ingredients, add in some spring onions and soy sauce.
  • Cover the pot to cook and allow to cook for 10 minutes or until the water dries up.

Once your filling is ready,  add your filling to your spring roll sheets before wrapping. Then  deep fry it in hot oil.

Your spring roll is ready and can be served with any dipping sauce of your choice.

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