Southwestern Egg Rolls Recipe

Southwestern-style ingredients squeezed into a delicious roll - these are not your traditional egg rolls. Learn how to make/prepare Southwestern Egg Rolls by following this easy recipe.
Southwestern Egg Rolls Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 12 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 5
Calories Per Serving 419
  • ¼ cup Black Beans (rinsed and drained)
  • ½ tbsp Fresh Parsley (minced)
  • ½ tsp Cumin (ground)
  • ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • ¾ cup Monterey Jack Cheese (shredded)
  • 1/3 cup Corn Kernels (frozen)
  • 1/3 tsp Salt
  • 1 Chicken Breast Half (skinless, boneless)
  • 1 pinch Ground Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 quart Oil, for deep frying
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsp Green Onion (minced)
  • 2 tbsp Red Bell Pepper (minced)
  • 2 tbsp Spinach (frozen chopped, thawed and drained)
  • 2 tbsp Jalapeno Peppers (diced)
  • 5 (6-inch) Flour Tortillas
How to make Southwestern Egg Rolls:
  • Prepare chicken by coating it with vegetable oil.
  • Over medium heat, cook chicken for 5 minutes on each side, so that it is no longer pink and becomes juicy. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan, stir red pepper and green onion into the remaining vegetable oil.
  • Stir and cook for 5 minute, until tender
  • Chop chicken and mix in the pan with red pepper and green onion.
  • To this. add spinach, jalapeno peppers, chilli powder, cumin, parsley, black beans, cayenne pepper and salt.
  • Stir well and cook for 5 minutes, until all ingredients have mixed and become tender.
  • Remove pan from heat, add cheese and stir, so that it melts.
  • Now, take a clean and lightly damp cloth and wrap the tortillas.
  • Microwave the tortillas on high temperature for around 1 minute, or until pliable and hot.
  • Scoop even amounts of the mixture into the tortillas, one at a time.
  • Fold and roll tortilla tightly around the mixture and fix with toothpick.
  • Place tortilla in a dish, arrange and cover with plastic.
  • Place in the freezer for at least 4 hours.
  • Finally, take a deep frying pan and heat oil to 375 deg F (190 deg C).
  • Deep fry stuffed and frozen tortillas for 10 minute each.
  • They are ready when they turn dark, golden brown.
  • To drain excess oil, place on paper towels, before serving.