Little Chinese Laundry Bundles - Spring Rolls
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16 Chinese Laundry Bundles
Chinese Laundry Bundles
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, minced
- 6 ounces broccoli slaw mix
- 2 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
- 2 teaspoons soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger or 1 inch piece of minced and peeled fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
- 16 spring roll wrappers
- 16 chives, long fresh blades (optional)
- 1 egg white, beaten
- peanut oil, for stir -frying
- vegetable oil, for deep-frying
- soy sauce, to taste
- 4 green onions, shredded
- 1⁄2 fresh cucumber, cut into julienne strips
- fresh cilantro leaves
- Mince or finely chop your chicken breasts. (I use a food processor and pulse until it is finely minced; be careful you do NOT over process and puree the chicken!).
- If the broccoli florets in the broccoli slaw are very large, break them down into very small pieces.
- Prepare the fresh cucumber and onion garnish - combine the shredded green onions with the cucumber strips in a serving bowl with a little soy sauce.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the broccoli slaw, peanut butter, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and cilantro leaves. Mix them together and allow to infuse for about 10 minutes. In another small bowl, add a little soy sauce to the minced chicken breasts.
- Pre-heat the vegetable oil for deep-frying to 180 degrees C or 360 degrees F while preparing the spring rolls.
- Heat a wok over medium high to high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of peanut oil. When the oil is hot, add the minced chicken and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the seasoned vegetable mix, and cook for a further 1 to 2 minutes stirring vigorously all the time to toss the chicken and vegetables around in the wok.
- Lay a spring roll wrapper in front of you so that it forms a diamond shape. Use your index finger to wet all the edges with the beaten egg white. Place approximately 2 tablespoons of filling in the middle. Bring the two of the sides up into the middle then lift up the other two sides to form a bundle, making sure that the wrapper overlaps to make a tight seal. (If the wrappers are too small, use the traditional roll way - Place approximately 2 tablespoons of filling near the bottom. Roll over once, tuck in the sides, and then continue rolling. Seal the top.) At this stage, you can tie the blades of fresh chives around the bundles/rolls if you are using them.
- Deep-fry the bundles/rolls in 3 to 4 batches, cooking until they are golden brown and crispy (about 3 minutes). Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
- Arrange them on a serving platter, sprinkle with fresh cilantro and serve with the cucumber ad green onion garnish.
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Absolutely delicious! I used left over baked turkey tenderloin. And since the spring roll wrappers weren't up to par at the local grocery store opted for egg roll wraps. I think these would make wonderful little appys in wonton wraps. We used sweet and sour and hot mustard dipping sauce -- as Tink mentioned the peanut butter flavor is greatly intesified and ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL! Thank you for sharing this fantastic creation FT, I will make this again! Made for Every Day is a Holiday Tag
Oh! We loved the filling in these! I had this recipe on my list to try during the contest but ran out of time. Last night I tried both spring roll wrappers & egg roll wrappers. We preferred the egg rolls as they didn't soak up as much oil. I used fresh ginger in the filling & felt the amount of peanut butter was just enough & not over-powering. I totally spaced on making them into cute little bundles, ended up on autopilot and rolling them traditional instead. We used the deep fryer and then tied the chives around them after draining on paper towels. They were quite pretty. I served them with a Thai chili dipping sauce, potsticker sauce and a homemade hot mustard. The Thai chili sauce was the best compliment & the hot mustard significantly intensified the peanut butter flavor. Thanks for sharing your creation! Made after RSC Lucky #13.
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