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A Plate of Egg Rolls with a Glass Dish of Dipping Sauce
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Cheesecake Factory Copycat Tex Mex Egg Rolls

You’ll love these warm, crispy Tex Mex Egg Rolls filled with chicken, veggies, cheddar cheese, beans and corn, all combined with a Southwest spice blend.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Tex Mex
Keyword: chicken egg rolls, egg rolls, tex mex food
Servings: 25
Calories: 98kcal

Equipment

  • Stove

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups cooked and finely diced chicken breast, I use leftovers from a rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 small bell pepper, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup finely diced tomato
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced scallions
  • 25 egg roll wrappers
  • Oil for frying
  • Favorite dipping sauce for serving

Instructions

  • In a large skillet over a medium high heat, add the olive oil and allow to heat.
  • Add the chicken, onion, bell pepper, and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cumin, coriander, chili powder, salt, and black pepper, and mix well.
  • Remove from heat and mix in the corn, black beans, tomato, cheese, and scallions.
  • Place an egg roll wrapper on a clean surface and add 3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture to the center.
  • Pull a corner over the chicken mixture, then fold in the two side corners.
  • Wet the edges of the wrapper with water, and roll tightly.
  • Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.
  • Place a heavy-bottomed pot on a medium high heat and add 2 inches of canola or vegetable oil.
  • Allow to heat to 350°F and add 3 to 4 egg rolls at a time.
  • Cook until crispy and golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Once cooked, place on a paper-towel-lined plate to drain.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy.

Notes

Makes 20 to 25 egg rolls.

Nutrition

Serving: 1egg roll | Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg