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Air Fryer Frozen Egg Rolls

Frozen egg rolls in the air fryer

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Frozen egg rolls are one of my favorite snacks, and are especially delicious when prepared in an air fryer.

Egg rolls, the perfect quick and easy air fryer food

Where I grew up there was just one Chinese restaurant in town and every now and then my parents would order take out. And although I was not a picky eater, it didn’t take long for me to take a hard pass on everything that was NOT an egg roll. To this day, I always order extra egg rolls when I find them on a restaurant’s menu. Why? Because they are egg rolls and egg rolls are amazing.

As I entered adulthood, I found that I could purchase egg rolls at the grocery store, but there was one problem. It was truly difficult to get the texture correct. Egg rolls were meant to be deep-fried, but since I didn’t have a deep fryer, I tried the microwave. Unfortunately, those were mushy and had no crispiness. The oven cooked them poorly as well and I even tried to pan fry them, but that was awful, too. But when I got an air fryer and prepared them there, I finally got them perfect.

If you’re feeling extra and want to try your hand at making your own egg rolls, try our recipe for Homemade Air Fryer Vegetarian Egg Rolls.

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5 from 2 votes
Frozen egg rolls in the air fryer
Frozen Egg Rolls in the air fryer
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
 
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Air Fried Egg Roll, Air Fryer Egg Roll, Egg Roll in the air fryer
Servings: 1
Calories: 157 kcal
Ingredients
Frozen Egg Roll Ingredients
  • 2 Egg Rolls (157 calories each)
Instructions
Frozen Egg Roll Instructions
  1. Preheat your air fryer to 390° F | 199° C for 5 minutes.

  2. Add eggrolls to the air fryer. Try placing the egg rolls in a single layer, they will cook more evenly this way.

  3. Air fry for 6 minutes at 390° F | 199° C, shake the air fryer pan

  4. Air fry for an additional 6 minutes at 390° F | 199° C. Note: If you prefer an even crispier eggroll air fry an additional 2 minutes, or let them rest in the pan for a few minutes. That will crisp them up also.

  5. Plate and enjoy!

  6. Serve with spicy Asian mustard, duck sauce, or sweet Thai chili sauce.

Recipe Notes

Note:  Not all air fryers cook the same so when nearing the end of your cook time, take a peek at your egg rolls so as to not overcook them. 

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2 Comments

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    Just a question, why so exact on temp? 199C, why not 200C? or 390F and not 400F? Find time much more important than 5 or 10 degrees!

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