Saturday, May 14, 2011

whats cookin? egg rolls and fried rice

me and my sister made this for dinner last night.  it was sooo good!  we used jasmine rice (a thai rice) for the fried rice and it was a lot better than just regular fried rice.  micah apparently thought that the egg rolls were yummy, he had five...he is only two! haha.  this wasnt hard at all to make and both of them together took an hour to make which isnt that bad for fantastic asian food! haha!

for thr rice:

1 can pineapple chunks
4  green onions (chopped)
4 stalks celery (chopped)
pork or chicken breast
1 Tbs ground ginger
1 Tbs garlic powder
2 Tbs oil (for frying rice)
1 Tbs soy sauce
3 Cups jasmine rice

  1. cook jasmine rice in 4 1/2 cups of water in the microwave for 20 minutes
  2. cook the pork/ chicken in a pan with garlic and ginger
  3. chop up chicken/ pork into bite size pieces
  4. mix together green onion, celery, pineapple, and pork
  5. fry rice mixture with oil in a wok
  6. add soy sauce to mixture
  7. enjoy!
for the egg rolls:

                                                                  1 pound ground pork
                                                                1 teaspoon ground ginger
                                                                1 teaspoon garlic powder
                                                                1 Tbs peanut oil for frying
                                                            2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
                                                                   2 tablespoons water
                                                              2 cups shredded cabbage
                                                             2 ounces shredded carrots
                                                       8 (7 inch square) egg roll wrappers
                                                      2 tablespoons sesame seeds (optional)
1/4 Cup sesame ginger salad dressing

  1. cook the ground pork in a pan with ginger and garlic salt until its not pink anymore
  2. mix flour and water together until you get a paste
  3. chop up cabbage and carrots and combine with pork and salad dressing in a bowl
  4. place 1/3 cup of cabbage mixture in an egg roll wrapper with a corner facing you fold in that corner, then fold in the two side corners and continue to roll
  5. dab some flour mixture onto the outside fold to keep it all together
  6. fry in oil in a sauce pan until golden brown

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    homemaker in heels


  1. Sounds SO good! I have been wanting to have Asian food one night soon, and now I have the recipes I will use! :) I am featuring this tonight! :) Thanks for linking up!

  2. Yum this looks so good - especially the egg roll!