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Baked mashed potato spring rolls. Yes you read that right. We are talking about the comforting flavours and textures of creamy mashed potatoes covered in a crisp crunchy layer of heaven. Somehow this combination works. It works really well.
Potatoes are a key staple in every cuisine around the world. So, of course, they are the main ingredient in this Asian/American fusion dish. I first tried these amazing spring rolls at one of my favourite restaurants and I was inspired to recreate this favourite at home. But, naturally, I wanted a healthier alternative than the deep fried staple, so I baked them. I kid you not, this tastes as if it was fried. Brace yourselves people!
Plus, because these are baked, you don't have to slave away in the kitchen frying each one. You basically pop the spring rolls in the oven and let the oven do it's magic. All you have to do is flip them over once. Talk about convenience!
Speaking of convenience, all you need is a handful of ingredients, one pot, and one baking tray and you are basically halfway to creating this dish.
How to Fold a Spring Roll
Learning how to fold spring rolls may seem intimating, but once you get the hang of it, it is actually super easy. Just follow these simple steps below:
- Place spring roll diagonally (diamond shape) on a clear surface. Place 1 and ½ tablespoons of filling centered approximately ¾ of the way down from the top.
- Fold up the bottom so it covers the filling. The bottom corner should approximately touch the centre of the wrapper.
- Bring in the two side corners to the center, folding over top.
- Roll the wrapper up tightly until 1 to 2-inches remains on top. Lightly brush the remaining corner on top with water and roll up to seal like a burrito.
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