Spicy Turkey Egg Roll Recipe Featuring Butterball Turkey Burgers – Recipe

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“This post is sponsored by Butterball Canada. In exchange this review, I have received special perks in the form of products and monetary compensation. All opinions on this blog are my own.”

I have been a fan of Butterball for many years, though, I’ll admit, it’s most often used around the holidays.  But Butterball isn’t just for the holidays anymore!  They carry so many fabulous turkey products!  From turkey bacon to cold cuts, even stuffed turkey breast!

See, o’ur family loves to experiment with foods – we like to change things up, repurpose an ingredient that would usually be used one way, flip it around, get all unconventional and use it in a way that is unheard of.  So when I was asked to come up with a summer recipe using a product from Butterball I did a little research, checked out their Pinterest Boards, and put our thinking caps on.  It didn’t take long for us to come up with Spicy Turkey Burger Egg Rolls.

Egg rolls are one of my favorite snacks – I absolutly love them…and growing up in a Chinese restaurant I learned pretty early on how to make them…but here’s the thing – you can put ANYTHING in an egg roll!  So as we have recently partnered with Butterball to create some fun summer recipes, I thought, hey, why not!  And I handed a package of Butterball Turkey Burgers and some wonton wraps to my hubby and sent him on his way to make some mini egg rolls.  I knew teaching him how to make egg rolls would come in handy.

And here is what he came up with:

Post coming tonight on how to make these yummy turkey mini eggrolls #butterballca

I have to say…he did a fantastic job.  They were delicious.  I wasn’t home when they were made, and though he made a ton of them, there were only four left when I got home….four.  Now he is going to have to make more because, well…I want more.  I think that’s a good reason!   Keep on reading because below is his method and recipe for this fantastic appetizer (or snack!)

What I really love about this recipe is you can add anything!  And I mean anything!  Throw some veggies in there, shredded cabbage and carrots work really well.  Want them really spicy, throw some of your favorite hot sauce in there!   They make a fantastic appetizer for your next patio party your planning, and they even travel well.  Planning a day at the beach?  These babies are even yummy cold! (As long as you keep them out of the danger zone – Under 40 degrees F or over 140 degrees F) So pack them right next to the ice packs.

Spicy Turkey Egg Roll Recipe featuring Butterball Turkey Burgers

 

Ingredients

  • 3 Turkey Burger Paddies – thawed and crumbled.
  • 1 Small onion – chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cayanne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tsp Poultry Seasoning
  • Flaked Chili Peppers (to taste – optional)
  • 1 Tbsp Corn startch
  • 1/4 Water
  • 1 pkg Wonton Wraps

Mix the first seven ingredients together in a medium bowl until well blended.  Cook in a non-stick frying pan covered over medium heat, until turkey is thouroughly cooked.  Stir often to keep mixture crumbly.  Add cornstartch and water and turn the heat off, it will thicken quickly.

Let mixture cool enough so you can handle it.

Putting together your mini eggrolls.

Do the following steps for each individual egg roll.  When you’ve done this enough times, you can do 3 or 4 at once.

Step 1. Open your Wonton wraps and divide in half.  Cover one half so they don’t dry out.  You can use a damp cloth or just saran wrap.

Step 2. Wet your finger with luke warm water, or you can use a small pastry brush.

Step 3. Wet the edges of 3 sides of the wonton wrap, leaving the fourth side dry.

Step 4. Place about a table spoon of the prepared mixture in the middle of the wonton wrap.

Step 5. Starting with the dry edge, pull up the wonton wrap and cover the filling.  Pull back the wrap so that you are holding both the wonton wrap and the filling, but can still see opposite wet end.

Step 6. Roll into a tube.

Step 7.  Push down the two open sides of the egg roll so that they are sealed.  Use some pressure, so they don’t open while being deep fried.  (I usually use the palm of my hand and the coutertop)

Continue the above steps until you run out of filling or wonton wraps.

(Left over wonton wraps can be frozen, just wrap them well)

Deep fry your wontons for 1 – 2 minutes.  And keep watch on them at all times, since your filling is already cooked you’re just making the outside crispy.  

Add your favorite egg roll dip or sauce and your ready to go! My favorite is curry!

Mini Egg Rolls Recipe

*Did you know that most restaurant made plum sauce is made from pumpkin mix…not plums?

*Did you know that many Chinese restaurants make chicken balls out of  Turkey breast?  

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. Lena @ Listen to Lena says:

    Wow! These look absolutely delicious! Would never have thought to use the turkey burgers in this fashion. Thanks for sharing!

  2. These sound very good. Look forward to trying them out. Thanks a bunch.

  3. Jo-Anne Pfoh (@jopfoh) says:

    who knew, I am definitely trying these out thanks for posting

  4. These look very good, worth me giving them a try.

  5. Jo-Anne Pfoh (@jopfoh) says:

    my son loves spicy so I have to give this a try

  6. These sound delicious. Thank you for sharing.

  7. Judy C (Cowan) says:

    Yum! These sound great and I would of never thought about using turkey burgers that way. Thanks for sharing.

  8. judy gardner says:

    i have never made egg rolls before but these look so good that with your instructions i think i have to try!

  9. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    a delicious recipe no doubt and there’s always left-over turkey from Thanksgiving and from Christmas so it’s great to get some new ideas. Thanks for sharing.

  10. That looks amazing! Will have to try to make that, minus the spiciness since I think my kids would absolutely love it!

  11. We love eggrolls in this house. Always looking for something different. Turkey eggrolls are different. Look great though.

  12. I love crispy egg rolls

  13. These look absolutely delicious. Great recipe.

  14. My husband and I love making egg roles. I would love to try this recipe ,they look delicious

  15. My husband would love these. Thank you for sharing!!!

  16. JaimeeM says:

    These look so yummy.

  17. Kelly O says:

    Oh my, this looks so good. You should come to my house and make it for me :) Please :)

  18. Darlene Schuller says:

    oh my goodness the perfect snack at your computer!! thank you!

  19. Jeff skidmore says:

    Will be trying this very soon! Looks so good!

  20. JaimeeM says:

    Fantastic recipe! very well done and I bet it tasted as good as it looks.

  21. Great recipe will try this one

  22. This has been pinned. Definitely want to try this.

  23. I love egg rolls. This Spicy Turkey Egg Roll Recipe looks so awesome. Great ingredients and easy to roll up. Great pick!

  24. These sound sooo yummy thanks!

  25. Anne Taylor says:

    What a great way to use turkey! I’m going to make these soon! I know that we would all love them! Thanks for the recipe!

  26. Thanks for sharing, I have made egg rolls and I love them, never thought of using turkey burgers though, I’m going to have to try this!!

  27. These are going to be the perfect appetizers for Thanksgiving this weekend, thank you for the recipe!

  28. Those look really good!

  29. Rosanne Robinson says:

    wow, this recipe sounds so easy & looks so tasty!

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