There is a fabulous grill and sushi restaurant near my work, and they have these amazing avocado egg rolls. I hate getting them because you get two huge ones, and I can only imagine how many calories are in just one. But hey, there is nothing wrong with splurging every now and again. I decided I would attempt to try these at home to see if I could get anywhere close to the original.
I was fairly close, and definitely wouldn’t mind having these a few more times 😉 I’m looking forward to serving these as an appetizer for a dinner party! The cilantro-lime dipping sauce has a little to be desired, but it was still really good with the egg rolls. I think it might still be missing something though. I guess I’ll have to keep practicing!
Avocado Egg Rolls with Cilantro-Lime Dipping Sauce
Source: Inspired by Kona Grill
Servings: 4 egg rolls
For the egg rolls:
4 egg roll wrappers
2 avocados, halved and thinly sliced
For the dipping sauce:
1/4 cup cilantro
juice of one lime
2 tsp honey
2 cloves garlic
3-4 tbsp olive oil
1. In a frying pan, heat 1/4 inch olive oil over high heat (vegetable oil works fine, but I didn’t have any). Place one wonton wrapper diagonally, so a corner is pointing toward you. Place sliced avocados in center of wrapper, in a horizontal row. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Fold up corner closest to you toward the center. Fold in sides to meet the avocados, and then continue to roll away from you.
2. Fry egg roll over high heat, turning to brown on all sides. About 1 minute on all sides. Remove from oil and place on paper towel to cool.
3. In the bowl of a food processor, add cilantro, lime juice, honey and garlic. Process until well combined. Stream in olive oil until it meets desired consistency. Salt to taste.
4. Slice egg rolls diagonally and serve with cilantro-lime dipping sauce.