Ground Beef Egg Rolls
with Sweet & Sour Sauce
1 pound ground beef
12 water chestnuts ~ finely diced
2 green onions ~ diced
2 eggs ~ beaten
1 teaspoon oil
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons soy sauce
4 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon salt
1 package egg roll wrapper
Egg wash (1 egg beaten with a little water)
Combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
Heat 2 - 3 cups of oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Place 3 - 4 tablespoons of meat filling on an egg roll wrapper and fold to enclose filling. Brush with egg wash around the edges to seal.
Fry egg rolls for 3 - 4 minutes until golden brown.
Serve with sweet & sour sauce. Recipe follows.
Sweet & Sour Sauce
1/3 cup rice vinegar
5 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 teaspoon soy sauce
4 teaspoons cornstarch mixed with 4 teaspoons water
In a small bowl, mix together the cornstarch and water and add to vinegar mixture.
Heat over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils.
Remove from heat and serve with egg rolls.