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Super Spinach and Crab Egg Rolls!

Updated on February 5, 2013
5 stars from 1 rating of Super Crab and Spinach Eggrolls

Tailgating or Veging on the Couch ...

Game day or movie night ... this is a perfect little nosh for any activity that involves a get-together that requires snacks.


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Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 6 min
Ready in: 26 min
Yields: 14 Eggroll - 50 Won ton

Ingredients

  • 1 package egg roll or won ton wrappers
  • oil for frying
  • 8 ounces imitation crab, chopped
  • 2 - 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, stems removed & chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3-4 Tablespoons dry sherry, optional, but it gives a nice flavor
  • ½ teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon chili powder, to your taste - I use chili lime powder
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon garlic powder, again, to your taste - I love garlic!
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • serve with dipping sauces of choice. Enjoy!
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  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl.
  2. Add ¼ cup filling to egg roll and roll according to directions. For won ton add about 1 teaspoon filling per wrapper.
  3. Add one at a time to hot oil. Do not crowd.
  4. Fry on one side about 3 minutes and flip. Watch carefully as they may cook at a faster rate on the second side.
  5. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  6. You can also bake the egg rolls on a well greased cookie sheet in a 400° oven for 12 minutes, flip and cook another 10 minutes or until golden brown.

How to Roll an Egg Roll

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    • JimTxMiller profile image

      Jim Miller 4 years ago from Wichita Falls, Texas

      Who woulda thunk crab,spinach and cream cheese could be so freakin' tasty together!

    • Hugh Fredericks profile image

      Hugh Fredericks 4 years ago

      I would eat a lot of these.

    • Annie Miller profile image
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      Annie Miller 4 years ago from Wichita Falls, Texas

      I know I did, Hugh! Thanks for looking.

    • Om Paramapoonya profile image

      Om Paramapoonya 4 years ago

      Nice recipe! I think I probably have eaten over twenty types of egg rolls but have never tried making them myself. Spinach and crab sounds like a scrumptious combination! Voted up!

    • Annie Miller profile image
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      Annie Miller 4 years ago from Wichita Falls, Texas

      Thanks so much, Om! I love egg rolls and spring rolls of all kinds ... a lovely little meal in a package!

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